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HyperPhysics is an educational website about physics topics. The information architecture of the website is based on HyperCard, the platform on which the material was originally developed,[1][2] and a thesaurus organization, with thousands of controlled links and usual trees organizing topics from general to specific. It also exploits concept maps to facilitate smooth navigation.[3] HyperPhysics is hosted by Georgia State University and authored by Georgia State faculty member Dr. Rod Nave.[4][5]

Various teaching and education facilitators make use of HyperPhysics material through projects[6] and organizations,[7] and also publishers which use SciLinks.[8]




Various areas of physics are accessible through broad categories.[9]


Related applied mathematics are also covered.[10]


  1. ^ Graham, Andrew (2002). "HyperPhysics". The Physics Teacher. 40: 318. doi:10.1119/1.1543848.
  2. ^ Daukantas, Patricia (1996). "Computer-Supported Education Gets Spotlight in College Park". Computers in Physics. 10: 513. doi:10.1063/1.4822492.
  3. ^ Lalingkar, Aparna; Ramanathan, Chandrasekhar; Ramani, Srinivasan (2011-08-30). "An Educational Resources Broker System for Collaborative Sharing of Knowledge-Centric Content". 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education. doi:10.1109/T4E.2011.18.
  4. ^ "Faculty - Physics & Astronomy". Georgia State University. Retrieved 2015-05-25. As of 2015, Nave is listed as an emeritus professor of physics.
  5. ^ "Web life: Hyperphysics". Physics World. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  6. ^ "Daily Lesson Plan: Warm Thoughts About the Cold: Reconstructing Memoirs of South Pole Residents". Bank Street College of Education. NYC: NY Times. March 4, 2003. Archived from the original on March 22, 2014. See 'Interdisciplinary Connections' —Mathematics
  7. ^ "NOVA Teachers —Origins: Earth is Born". PBS: WGBH. September 28, 2004. See 'Links and Books' —Magnetic Field of the Earth
  8. ^ "Websites for "How Are Thermal Energy and Heat Related?". Harcourt School Publishers. NTSA: SciLinks. See 'Heat and Thermodynamics
  9. ^ "HyperPhysics". GSU.
  10. ^ "HyperMath". GSU.

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