Encyclopedias: Physics and Astronomy

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Encyclopedia Astronautica
Browse alphabetically, by topic, or search by keyword to retrieve information on all aspects of spaceflight worldwide. Includes encyclopedia entries, images, articles, a list of references, statistics, a chronology, and more.

Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the concepts of color to all fields of science and technology, including artistic and historical aspects of color. Many topics are discussed in this timely reference, including an introduction to the science of color, and entries on the physics, chemistry and perception of color."

Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology: An Open Access Encyclopedia for Photonics and Laser Technology
"An open-access encyclopedia that explains the physical principles and common techniques in laser technology, while also covering major areas of fiber-optic technology and nonlinear optics, and addressing supplementary topics like ultrashort pulses, optical communications, general optics, optoelectronics, and quantum optics."

Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture [Rutgers Restricted]
Surveys "major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse our present comprehension of time. Its inclusive orientation recognizes the contributions of not only scientists and philosophers, but also theologians and creative artists from various fields."

Historical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences [Rutgers Restricted]
"Blends the essential historical data (chronology, biographies, major background political and economical events, etc.) together with science proper (principles, laws, experiments, observations, theories, equations, etc.)."