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Physics Education

1998 Volume 33, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. The Internet: Where It Came From, How It Works

    Peter Bagnall

    Discusses the Internet and how it works, beginning with its origins in the U.S. military and covering such issues as clients and servers, upload and download, and the World Wide Web. (Author/PVD) More

    pp. 143-48

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  2. Graduate Education on the Internet

    John A. Venables

    A physics professor ponders the advantages and possibilities of the Internet in graduate education and shares his own experiences delivering graduate courses and individual lectures online.... More

    pp. 157-63

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  3. Evolving Electronic Journals at Institute of Physics Publishing

    Amy Tucker

    The Institute of Physics Publishing (IPP), a subsidiary body of the Institute of Physics (IOP), has used electronic publishing on the Internet as a major means of improving the speed of... More

    pp. 164-69

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  4. A Beginner's Guide To a Physicist Starting Out on an Internet Journey

    Paul Burton

    Lists 31 useful physics-related Internet sites to help physicists who are just starting to use the Internet. The sites are also useful in teaching or to assist students in doing research. Sites... More

    pp. 170-71

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  5. Astronomy Sites on the Internet

    Mike Shaw

    Describes two Internet sites devoted to astronomy that will help students avoid information overload. The Leicester University site is strong on information while the other site, maintained by the ... More

    pp. 171-73

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