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Physics: Lectures


A physics and astronomy online education, research and reference resource.  To access the physics learning materials, click on the logo.

Lecture Notes

MIT OpenCourseWare makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all subjects, free of charge. With more than 2,200 courses available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge. To go to the web page, click on the picture.

Academic Earth

Free online lectures and courses for physics. To go to the web page, click on the picture.


Intute: Physics provides free access to high quality resources on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities.  To go to the web page, click on the picture.

Physics Classroom

The Physics Classroom is an online, free to use physics website developed primarily for beginning physics students and their teachers. The website features a variety of sections intended to support both teachers and students in the tasks of learning and teaching physics. To go to the web page, click on the picture.


ODTÜ Open Access

METU OpenCourseWare is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners throughout the world. To access the physics learning materials, click on the logo.

METU’s Institutional Academic Archive

OpenMETU, aims to provide Internet access to the scientific information produced by METU, without any financial, legal or technical obstacles.

Open Source Physics

The OSP Collection provides curriculum resources that engage students in physics, computation, and computer modeling. Computational physics and computer modeling provide students with new ways to understand, describe, explain, and predict physical phenomena.

U.C. Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations

This physics WWW site is an effort to make available an on-line source of information and pictures used for preparing and performing undergraduate lecture demonstrations at the University of California Physics Department at Berkeley

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Physics Free Videos

A Descriptive Introduction to Physics YouTube – iTunes Video –iTunes Audio - Yury G. Kolomensky, UC Berkeley

Classical Physics YouTube – Web Site – V.Balakrishnan, IIT Madras.

Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity & AstrophysicsYouTube - iTunes Video - Web Site – Edmund Bertschinger, MIT

Descriptive Introduction to Physics – iTunes Video - iTunes Audio- Richard Muller, UC Berkeley

Fundamentals of Physics – YouTube - iTunes - Download Course – Ramamurti Shankar, Yale

Fundamentals of Physics II YouTube - iTunes Video - iTunes Audio - Web Site – Ramamurti Shankar, Yale

Introduction to Astrophysics – iTunes - YouTube – Josh Bloom, UC Berkeley

Introduction to Cosmology and Particle Physics – Web - Sean Carroll, Caltech

Introduction to Cosmology - iTunes – James Bullock, UC Berkeley

Introduction to Solar System Astronomy – iTunes – Feed – Richard Pogge, Ohio State

Introductory Physics – iTunes – Michael Deweese, UC Berkeley

Modern Theoretical Physics: Classic Mechanics (Video) – iTunes– YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Modern Theoretical Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Video) –iTunes – YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Modern Theoretical Physics: Special Relativity (Video) – iTunes– YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Modern Theoretical Physics: Einstein (Video) – iTunes –YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Modern Theoretical Physics: Cosmology (Video) iTunes –YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Modern Theoretical Physics: Statistical Mechanics (Video) –iTunes – YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford

Quantum Electrodynamics – Web Site - Richard Feynman, Presented at University of Auckland

Quantum Entanglement Part 1: (Video) – iTunes – YouTube - Leonard Susskind, Stanford University

Quantum Entanglement Part 3: (Video) – iTunes – YouTube – Leonard Susskind, Stanford University

Quantum Mechanics – iTunes – Web – JJ Binney, Oxford University

Quantum Mechanics – iTunes – Feed – John Terning, UC Davis

Quantum Physics Made Relatively Simple – Videos - Hans Bethe, Cornell University

Quantum Theory – YouTube – Web Site - Prasanta Tripathy, IIT Madras

Physics I: Classical Mechanics – iTunes – Video Download –YouTube – Web Site – Walter Lewin, MIT

Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism – iTunes – Video Download– YouTube – Web Site – Walter Lewin, MIT

Physics III: Vibrations and Waves – iTunes – Video Download –YouTube – Walter Lewin, MIT

Physics for Future Presidents – YouTube – Web – Richard Muller, UC Berkeley

Physics for the 21st Century – Web -  Matthew H. Schneps – Harvard/Smithsonian

Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter – YouTube – Team taught, Harvard

Soft X-Rays and Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation – YouTube – David Attwood, UC Berkeley

Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe – iTunes – Feed – Richard Pogge, Ohio State

String Theory, Black Holes, and the Laws of Nature (Video) –Videos – Andrew Strominger, Harvard

The Character of Physical Law – Web - YouTube – Richard Feynman, Cornell

The Mechanical Universe - PBS Video – Cal Tech

Wave Physics – Web - F. Romanelli (University of Trieste)