Best Science & Technology Sites


 

 

 

Links to some of the best science & technology web sites.

> Science & Technology


Scirus
- GO - speciality search engine for scientific literature.

Science & Technology News Network - GO - fascinating science news & in-depth articles on general science, the environment, genetics, space, health & technology.

UNESCO/ICSU Conference on Science
- GO - official World Conference on Science Web site.

Astrobiology at NASA
- GO
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searching for the origins, distribution & future of life in the universe.

EurekaAlert - GO -
recent postings by research institutions & scientific organizations.

Science Magazine
- GO
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highly respected scientific journal.


Science Daily
- GO - breaking news & the latest in scientific research.

Nature
- GO - international weekly journal of science, includes science update.

How Things Work
- GO - useful science site built around intriguing questions.

Popular Science - GO - fuel for the curious mind.

Scientific American - GO - science news, resources & reviews.

New Scientist - GO - good quality science news, articles & reports.

NICEM - GO - national information center for educational & training media - films, audio, DVD, kits & more.

Closer To Truth
- GO - wonderful minds deliberating the deeper issues of life & our times.

Beyond 2000
- GO - window on the future.

Great Thinkers & Visionaries
- GO - big bunch of troublemakers.

K2K
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explore the amazing world of "mysterious mutli-flavored neutrinos" at the Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiment.

The Neurosciences Institute
- GO - shedding light on the most complex "self organizing" system in the known universe - your brain.

PhysicsWeb
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latest physics news & information.

Technology Review
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- MIT's magazine of innovation.

Mad Scientist Network
- GO - get your questions answered by the collective cranium of a bunch of mad scientists, run some crazy experiments or browse the collection of oddities.


The Why Files - GO - learn the science behind the news
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AAAS
- GO - American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Discovery Online - GO - rich site full of news & articles about human behavior, history, planet earth, space, tech issues & much more.

Smithsonian Magazine
- GO - read the magazine, explore art, science & history - vsee the image gallery & visit the kid's castle.

Discover Magazine
- GO - science news, web picks, feature stories & NeuroQuest mini lessons on how the mind & brain work.


The Invention Dimension
- GO - MIT's invention resources include The Inventor's Handbook, video library, Inventor of the Week, awards program & a tons of toys for gadget fanatics.

The Science Museum
- GO - rich entertaining & educational exhibits from the London Science Museum.

Significant Event Imagery
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stunning satellite images of the world's big events.

Exploratorium - GO - museum of science, art & human perception
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Scanning Electron Microscope
- GO - take a unique microscopic look at the world or browse the archive of magnificent magnifications.


Explore Science - GO - great demonstration of the usefulness of interactivity in science education.

Try Science- GO - fun science experiments for kids, in six languages.

Public Library of Science - GO - promoting free access to the world's scientific & medical literature.

> Space

NASA - GO - simply breathtaking accomplishments from this group - they can (& do) take your browser where "no browser has gone before" - & they do it nearly every day. The real time active tracking & video links with current spaceflights should not be missed.

Chandra X-Ray Observatory - GO -
gateway to the hot universe of black holes, exploding stars & Galaxy clusters - untangling some of the deepest mysteries in the universe. Great education resources & quality galleries.

Hubble Space Telescope - GO - beautiful images of our universe being born, multimedia, interactive fun & games, Hubble facts & figures.

Imagine the Universe
- GO - get the lowdown about our universe in a clear & concise format. Ask your burning cosmic questions, or just sit back & view the great videos of the heavens.

Space.com - GO - reflect on heavenly news, play games, watch videos, track missions & launches, join a community search for extraterrestrial lifeforms.

Solar System Simulator - GO - view the universe from any point of view with this spyglass on the cosmos.

Windows to the Universe
- GO - fun & different site about earth & space presented at three levels catering for beginning space cadet, intermediate solar system captain & advanced deep space commander types.

Astronomy Picture of the Day - GO - simple site with daily "pin up photos" for astronomers - with picture bios & links for further research. Archives of specific subjects such as black holes & spiral galaxies.

Ask Dr Universe - GO - the world's most curious cat answers kid's questions about the universe. Dr. Universe answers some of life's most confounding questions.

Bad Astronomy - GO - correcting science myths & solving some puzzling science questions.

The Nine Planets - GO - multimedia tour of the solar system.

Solar System Live - GO - view the universe from any time point or position with this interactive tool - also an earth & moon viewer.


Home Planet Tracking Software - GO - astronomy & satellite tracking package.


EarthRise
- GO - large database of photos of the earth from the past 15 years.

Non-Messier Objects Database
- GO - images of deep space objects.


> Planet Earth

eNature
- GO - bringing nature to life.

The Living Edens - GO - derived from the PBS series of the same name, this site transports you to the pristine undisturbed corners of the world - full of geographical information & wildlife profiles.

Environment News Network
- GO - global environment issues, legislative & judicial decisions, demonstrations, conferences. Also tips on becoming an Earth-Smart consumer & making businesses more sustainable.


Ocean Planet
- GO - An underwater tour of the Pacific Ocean - based on real data - created by NASA scientists for the Ocean Planet Exhibit.


Sea & Sky - GO - nicely presented resources taking a deep look at the oceans & skies - information provided in different levels to best match audience needs.

Exploring the Environment- GO -
Earth Science modules that use satellite imagery & solution-based learning methodology as tools for students to investigate environmental problems.

Transcendent Nature - GO - exquisite photography & nature imagery.


EcoWorld
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global environmental community.


Wildlife Photography - GO - nature & landscape photography. Learn about our natural world through the inner vision of nature photographer Gary D.Tonhouse.

Encylopedia of the Atmospheric Environment
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good source of information on a range of atmospheric issues, including weather, climate, pollution, acid rain, global warming & ozone depletion.


Co2 Science Magazine - GO -
center for the study of carbon dioxide & global change.


> Fractal Art

Mandelbrot Set Explorer - GO - create your own fractal art.


Fractal Movie Archive
- GO - big fractal collection.

Basin Pictures
- GO - more art of chaos.


Freeware Fractal Generator
- GO - from the Stone Soup team.
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