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Searches publications in several fields, including physics, engineering, chemistry, geosciences and acoustics, and from several science and engineering societies. Publication types include journals, conference proceedings, ebooks, standards, and patents.
Vendor: American Institute of Physics Coverage: 1893 - present Full Text: Partial
Provides access to NASA-created and NASA-funded materials including conference papers, NACA documents, images, journal articles, photos, meeting papers, patents, research reports, and technical videos.
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