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Astronomy, Geology, and Physics for the Nonscientist: Home

Resources for nonscience majors taking a course in physics, astronomy, and/or geology.


This guide provides resources for undergraduate nonscientists and people who teach undergraduate nonscientists, based on questions from undergraduate students, TAs, and other people who need to use library resources.

In this guide, you will find:

  • Contemporary and historical information resources suitable for those writing non-quantitative physical sciences papers.
  • Detailed guidance on how to access Scientific American.
  • Research tips to get started with some of our resources.
  • My email and other contact information — just in case you need more guidance.

An Introduction



Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Ames. Retrieved from the Wikimedia Commons.

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Kayleigh Bohemier
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