19th Century Scientific American
Though very different from todays Scientific American Magazine, the articles of the 19th Century Scientific American is a nice read for students of this period.
A Science Odyssey
Presents the people and the discoveries of 20th century science and technology in a variety of accessible, and interactive Web features. Based on the PBS television series.
Alchemy Web and Virtual Library
Comprehensive library of imagery, symbols, music, alchemical texts and commentary. Not historical in intent, but contains many useful historical sources.
Ancient Greece: Science and Technology
Discusses early inventions, such as calculating devices, machines using gears, steam engines, war technology, and town planning. Some mathematicians included are Thales, Pythagoras, Euclid, Archimedes, and Appolonius. Some topical concepts covered
Australian Science Archives Project - ASAPWeb
Aims to improve access to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage by helping to preserve records and artifacts and communicating the existence of this heritage to a wide audience. Includes scientist biographies.
Birr Castle Demesne
A science museum in Ireland devoted to the astronomical, engineering botantical and photographical work of the Parsons family.
Britain and the Rise of Science
Lisa Jardine investigates the origins of the commitment to science as the firm basis for Britain's success in commerce and industry. From the BBC.
Calendars Through the Ages
History and FAQs of various calendars, including Julian, Gregorian, Jewish, Islamic, Chinese, and Mayan. Astronomy, years, months, and days of the week.
Daylight Saving Time
History from Benjamin Franklin to the present. U.S. law and practice. Worldwide time change dates.
ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online
Dedicated to using the internet to collect and assemble (for the historical record) personal recollections of recent developments in science and technology, and to encouraging others to undertake similar projects. Includes a directory of history of scie
Events in Science, Mathematics and Technology
Neil Brandt's timeline covers historic highlights from classical mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and technology.
Faith and Reason.
On the historical interactions of science and religion. (From PBS.)
From Antiquity to Einstein
Lecture notes from Jose Wudka of the University of California, Riverside. Page includes definitions and examples of early uses of scientific method, large numbers, early cosmology, Newtonioan laws, electricity, magnetism, waves versus pariticles, and lig
Green Lion Press
Independent book publisher specializing in history of mathematics and history of science. Includes information on ordering, books available, and how to contact them.
History of Childhood and Youth
History of Evolutionary Thought
A timeline with information on major contributors to biology, geology, and paleontology from Aristotle up to the 20th century. From the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology.
History of Remote Sensing
Gives some hallmarks in the history of remote sensing, which, when tied to human history, have profoundly changed the way we view and understand our world.
History of Russian Science
Virtual guide which includes article archives, bibliography, journals, institutiona and news.
History of Salt
Sodium chloride in history, with many links to further relevant material. From the Salt Institute.
History of Science
Book reviews from The Bactra Review.
History of Science and Technology
A timeline of the history of science that can be organized by either date, or alphabetically by scientist's name, with (very) basic data and some links. Also provides a list of popularizing books on the subject.
History of Science in the United States
Bibliographies of reference and other works, including original sources, and an indexed chronology of American science 1790-1910.
In Our Time: Science Archive
BBC Radio 4 series in which Sir Melvyn Bragg discusses a topic in the history of ideas with a trio of experts. This page indexes the discussions on science, both historical and contemporary, for online listening.
Internet History of Science Sourcebook
Links to documents and Web resources pertaining to the history of science including original texts from great scientific thinkers.
An international catalogue of mediaeval scientific manuscripts.
Museum of Microscopy
Virtual museum of microscopes, ranging from the earliest 16th century European instruments to modern microscopes from around the world.
Biographies and Nobel Lectures of the prizewinners, from the Nobel Foundation.
Office of NIH History
Foster documentation, preservation, and interpretation of the history of the National Institutes of Health. Features online exhibits, education, and historical resources.
A small description of Ptolemy's famous map.
Reviews of History of Science books
Reviews, by Danny Yee, of a range of books on the history of science, mostly popular titles.
A chronology from the 7th millenium BC to the present day, with brief explanations of events in the history of western natural philosophy and sciences.
Science and Engineering Indicators
Report by the National Science Board and National Science Foundation on US science and technology, including education and R&D, from World War II to the end of the 20th century.
Science and You
Several articles, mostly on history and philosophy of science, aimed at a lay audience.
Technology and Culture
A scholarly journal dedicated to the historical study of technology in its relationships with society and culture.
The Cosmic Elk
Articles, and books on science, history and the history of science, including the history of astronomy, Tudor history and the history of Siberia.
The Scientific Revolution
Study guide which includes timelines, biographies, glossaries, diagrams, bibliographies, and original research.
Today in Science History
Memorializes births and deaths of famous and not so famous scientists of the past, and other events in science history. Searchable.
Science in the 19th century. Overview plus much specific information on themes, disciplines, and individuals.
Who Invented the Thermometer?
Timeline showing the development of the thermometer from Galileo to Kelvin.