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Aerogel cube & Peter Tsou, JPL Scientist, Stardust Deputy Principal Investigator.

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Don't know where to find journal articles?  Try these databases:

Web of Science  Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1956-present; and Science 1900-present.  Works poorly with Safari.

Scitation  The journals of six key physics and engineering societies, 1893-present.


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arXiv

arXiv.org  Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Started in August 1991, arXiv.org (formerly xxx.lanl.gov) is a highly-automated electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics. arXiv is maintained and operated by the Cornell University Library with guidance from the arXiv Scientific Advisory Board and the arXiv Sustainability Advisory Group, and with the help of numerous subject moderators.

 

eBooks

Safari Books Online - Highly regarded tech and business books. Read online or print one page at a time.

Siam ebooks - About 400 scholarly and applied e-books published by the Society, on the mathematics of many disciplines.

Springer eBooks - Full text books and journal articles from science publisher Springer, mainly in English, 2005-8.  Some soft cover editions of books are available through MyCopy service for $24.95 (including shipping and handling).

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