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By Ron Kurtus (revised 19 November 2016)

The following are resources and references on the Physics of Matter. Each topic includes websites and books:

Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.


Matter - Wikipedia

Matter is the Stuff Around You -

Matter: Definition & the Five States of Matter -

Kilogram - Wikipedia


Top-rated books on Matter

Top-rated books on Density Science


Proton - Wikipedia

Neutron - Wikipedia

Electron - Wikipedia

Subatomic particle - Wikipedia

Elementary particles - University of Oregon

Elementary particle - Wikipedia

The Bohr Model of an Atom - University of Tennessee Knoxville Astrophysics

The Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom - SparkNotes

Quantum Mechanics - Wikipedia


Top-rated books on Atomic Theory

Top-rated books on Atoms


Antiparticles - HyperPhysics

Antiparticle - Wikipedia

Particle/Anti-Particle Annihilation - Matt Strassler, Physicist

Electron–positron annihilation - Wikipedia

Particle–antiparticle annihilation - Wikipedia

Antimatter - CERN Partical Accelerator

Anitmatter - Wikipedia

Status of Antimatter in Space Travel - NASA

The five greatest mysteries of antimatter - New Scientist Magazine

Kinetic theory of matter

Kinetic Theory - HyperPhysics

Kinetic theory of gases - Wikipedia

Brownian motion - Wikipedia


Top-rated books on Atomic Theory

Introduction to Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory of Matter by Anatoly I. Burshtein; Wiley-Interscience (1995)

Top-rated books on Thermodynamics


Density - Wikipedia

Densities of Solid Materials - Engineering Technology

How to measure the densities of metals - WikiHow

Relationship between atomic number and density is not linear - Physics Stack Exchange

Element Density and Hardness - Ask a Scientist - Dept. of Energy


Top-rated books on Density Science

States of matter

States of Matter - Purdue University

States of Matter -

States of Matter - NOVA

Video of States of Matter - YouTube

State of Matter - Wikipedia

Phases of Matter - Wikipedia

Phases of Matter - NASA

Phase transition - Wikipedia


Equilibrium Between Phases of Matter: Phenomenology and Thermodynamics by H.A.J. Oonk and M.T. Calvet; Springer (2010) $109.00

Liquid Crystals: Nature's Delicate Phase of Matter, by Peter J. Collings; Princeton University Press (2001) $46.38

Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics: An Introduction by Helmut Satz; Springer (2012) $59.95

States of Matter by David L. Goodstein; Dover Pubns (2002) $40.15

Children's books

What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld and Paul Meisel; Collins (1998) $5.99

States of Matter: A Question and Answer Book by Bayrock and Fiona; Capstone Press (2007) $6.75

Solids, Liquids, And Gases by Ginger Garrett: Childrens Pr (2005) $4.95

Experiments With Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Salvatore Tocci; Children's Press (2002) $6.95


Density - Wikipedia

Buoyancy - HyperPhysics

Archimedes - Short biography

Archimedes - Wikipedia


Top-rated books on Physics of Fluids

Fluid Mechanics by Ira M. Cohen and Pijush K. Kundu; Academic Press (2004) $74.95

Vectors, Tensors and the Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics by Rutherford Aris; Dover Publications (1990) $14.95

Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics by Bruce R. Munson, Donald F. Young, Theodore H. Okiishi; Wiley (2001) $37.95

Top-rated books on Archimedes


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