Physics

Websites

physicsworld.com/
From the British Institute of Physics, this site has up-to-date articles, some as recently as a day or two, and a blog for free. There are also free videos. The more in-depth articles are available for members only.

www.physics.harvard.edu/academics/undergrad/problems.html
Aimed at the undergraduate college student, a Harvard professor presents new and classic physics problems and their solutions. The site even includes factual but funny physics limericks.

www.solvephysics.com/problems.shtml
Dozens of problems on many areas of physics, except quantum, are presented with solutions. The topics covered are kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, thermodynamics, waves, electricity, magnetism, optics, fluids and elasticity, ideal gas and AC current.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unsolved_problems_in_physics
Bored? Try pondering on these.

physics.about.com/od/quantumphysics/p/quantumphysics.htm
A basic introduction to quantum physics with a lot of links to further investigate ideas, areas of the subject and even physicist biographies.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=45KGS1Ro-sc
This 6-minute video features physicists such as Michio Kaku and Walter Lewin discussing the development of quantum mechanics and the problems it presented.

Books

530.12 G  The hidden reality : parallel universes and the deep laws of the cosmos.  by Brian Greene.  2011

530.092 L   For the love of physics : from the end of the rainbow to the edge of time-- a journey through the wonders of physics.  by Walter Lewin and Warren Goldstein.  2011

500 R  Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world.  by Lisa Randall.  2011

530 A  The edge of physics : a journey to Earth's extremes to unlock the secrets of the universe.  by Anil Ananthaswamy.  2010

530 S  E=MC² : simple physics : why balloons rise, apples fall & golf balls go awry.  by Jeff Stewar.t  2010

530.12 L  Uncertainty : Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the struggle for the soul of science.  by David Lindley.  2008

530 K  Physics of the impossible : a scientific exploration into the world of phasers, force fields, teleportation, and time travel.  by Michio Kaku.  2008