Physics Guides

Here contains all the physics guides written by community members who are experts in their fields. These guides are non-technical articles that usually help in how to study physics as a student or life in academia. From self study to classroom strategy. Learn something new today!

Simple Harmonic Oscillator Laboratory

An Accurate Simple Harmonic Oscillator Laboratory

Learning Objectives * Execute a specific experimental procedure…
Telescope Buying Guide

Guide to Buying Your First Telescope

We often have questions about what telescope an aspiring amateur…

What Are Your Favorite Science or Math Blogs?

We asked our PF Advisors to tell us what their favorite science…

Getting Started with Solar System Imaging

Some of the most visible objects in the sky are objects within…

Advanced Astrophotography Tips

 "I’ve tried astrophotography and want to know…

Intermediate Astrophotography Tips

 Level 2: I know how to use a camera, what do I…

Introduction to Astrophotography

 For this Insight series (3 total), my assumption…
physics blogs

Physics Blogs You Need to Be Reading

These are some of the best physics blogs, updated regularly,…

A Layman's Guide to: Lies, Damned Lies and Pseudoscience

It seems nowadays that we are getting swamped with science. But…

Solar Eclipse Viewing Basics

Safety Information Before attempting to view a solar eclipse:NEVER…

Physics Forums Crackpot Index and Bingo

Discussing science online can often be a frustrating experience…