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Welcome to the Library's Physics and Astronomy Subject Guide!
This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to physics and astronomy, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.
The print Physics and Astronomy collection is organized in alignment with the Library of Congress classification. It includes the following subclasses:
QB140-237: Practical and spherical astronomy
QB349-421: Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
QB468-480: Non-optical methods of astronomy
QB495-903: Descriptive astronomy
QB500.5-785: Solar System
QB980-991: Cosmogony, Cosmology
QC81-114: Weights and measures
QC120-168.85: Descriptive and experimental mechanics
QC170-197: Atomic physics
QC221-246: Acoustics, Sound
QC350-467: Optics, Light
QC474-496.9: Radiation physics (general)
QC501-766: Electricity and magnetism
QC669-675.8: Electromagnetic theory
QC676-678.6: Radio waves (theory)
QC701-715.4: Electric discharge
QC717.6-718.8: Plasma physics, Ionized gasses
QC770-798: Nuclear and particle physics, Atomic energy, Radioactivity
QC793-793.5: Elementary particle physics
QC794.95-798: Radioactivity and radioactive substances
QC801-809: Geophysics, Cosmic physics
QC851-999: Meteorology, Climatology (including the Earth's atmosphere)
QC974.5-976: Meteorological optics
QC980-999: Climatology and weather
QC994.95-999: Weather forecasting