Simply put, physics is the study of matter and its motion through time and space.
There are rules to how it all works, which helps explain everything from black holes in outer space to the universal laws of gravity that play out in our everyday lives.
On the research front, meanwhile, scientists are busily searching for singularity, or a unified theory of everything which unifies all the fundamental forces in nature under a single force.
It's an exciting time to be involved in physics - as we check out the best sites for discovering more about the topic for budding young scientists and engineers as well educators, parents, college students, kids and teens ...
More about physics around the Web:
Physics Central - Read news and engaging feature articles for the layman, plus kids resources including coloring pages, games & puzzles, top picks of favorite physics sites, along with essays and experts from physicist authors,
Amusement Park Physics - Find lots of fun and serious learning for kids and teens with interactive lessons that teach the physics of the carousel, the roller coaster (our favorite), bumper cars and more.
Motion Mountain - Here's a downloadable physics textbook with full color illustrations and animations, free for download in a 170 MB PDF file. Adobe Reader required.
PhysLink.com - Join a popular, colorful online community offering chat, forums, breaking news, job board and more, along with an extensive directory of physics and astronomy sites.