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Physics studies features of the universe, ranging from natural to manmade phenomena. With Wolfram|Alpha, you can explore data about phenomena in the areas of quantum mechanics, nuclear and particle physics, thermodynamics and Newtonian mechanics. Wolfram|Alpha also knows a variety of physical formulas and constants. With all of this built-in data and interactive calculators, it is easy to get answers to your physics questions, either for homework or general curiosity.

Explore the physical laws that describe the behavior of one or more bodies under a system of forces.

Explore the motion of fluids using statistical methods.

Study the properties and behaviors of light.

Explore quantum phenomena, such as scattering and quantum states.

Explore details, values and definitions for various physical constants.

Examine the behavior of fluid systems and objects moving through them.

Explore oscillatory motion, from pendulums to electromagnetic waves.

Explore heat, energy and entropy and how they relate to thermodynamic systems.

Explore Einstein's theories of special and general relativity and how they relate to gravity, time and space.

Get information about particles and their interactions.

Explore physical laws, principles and effects.

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Explore the physics of the electromagnetic force.

Explore aspects of nuclear physics, including radiation and nuclear power.

Explore the nature of celestial objects, including black holes, stars and planets.

Get information on physical effects and compare them.