"It should be possible, these days, to collect all knowledge you need from the internet. Problem then is,there is so much junk on the internet. Is it possible to weed out those very rare pages that may really be of use?"
Here is a selection of really useful papers and books on the web (preferably downloadable as well) for the beginning student by Nobel laureate Physicist Gerard 't Hooft.
► John Baez's Stuff
American mathematical physicist John Carlos Baez is known to science fans as the author of This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics,an irregular column on the internet featuring mathematical exposition and criticism; apart from his work on his work on spin foams in loop quantum gravity .Baez runs the blog "Azimuth", where he writes about a variety of topics ranging from This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics to the current focus, combating climate change and various other environmental issues. You can find it all here
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Nature Milestones highlights key discoveries that have shaped different scientific fields and enables the wider recognition of these classic findings that are often recognized only by those in the field.