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http://www.history.rochester.edu/Scientific_American/
19th Century Scientific American Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.history.rochester.edu/Scientific_American/
http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html
4000 Years of Women in Science Open in a new browser window
   Women's contributions to Science, from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century.
   http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html
http://www.science-ebooks.com/timeline
A Science and Technology Odyssey Open in a new browser window
   Timeline of the history of science and technology from 20,000 BC to 1800.
   http://www.science-ebooks.com/timeline
http://human-nature.com/reason/white/contents.html
A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom Open in a new browser window
   Complete text of the 1896 classic by Andrew Dickson White.
   http://human-nature.com/reason/white/contents.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/
A Science Odyssey Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/index.html
Alchemy Web and Virtual Library Open in a new browser window
   Comprehensive library of imagery, symbols, music, alchemical texts and commentary. Not historical in intent, but contains many useful historical sources.
   http://www.levity.com/alchemy/index.html
http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Greeks.htm
Ancient Greece: Science and Technology Open in a new browser window
   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
   http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Greeks.htm
http://www.nhm-wien.ac.at/NHM/Archiv/english2.html
Archive for the History of Science at the Natural History Museum, Vienna Open in a new browser window
   Collection of letters including Goethe and Humboldt, and drawings including Ferdinand Lucas Bauer.
   http://www.nhm-wien.ac.at/NHM/Archiv/english2.html
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/
Australian Science Archives Project - ASAPWeb Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/
http://www.birrcastle.com/
Birr Castle Demesne Open in a new browser window
   A science museum in Ireland devoted to the astronomical, engineering botantical and photographical work of the Parsons family.
   http://www.birrcastle.com/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/jardineih_01.shtml
Britain and the Rise of Science Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/jardineih_01.shtml
http://webexhibits.org/calendars/
Calendars Through the Ages Open in a new browser window
   History and FAQs of various calendars, including Julian, Gregorian, Jewish, Islamic, Chinese, and Mayan. Astronomy, years, months, and days of the week.
   http://webexhibits.org/calendars/
http://www.bo.infn.it/galvani/de-vir-eng.html
Commentary on the Effects of Electricity on Muscular Motion Open in a new browser window
   Facsimile of Galvani's original and an English translation.
   http://www.bo.infn.it/galvani/de-vir-eng.html
http://rjohara.net/darwin/
Darwin-L Archives on the Historical Sciences Open in a new browser window
   Archives of messages and supporting materials from this professional discussion group on the history and theory of the historical sciences.
   http://rjohara.net/darwin/
http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/
Daylight Saving Time Open in a new browser window
   History from Benjamin Franklin to the present. U.S. law and practice. Worldwide time change dates.
   http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/
http://echo.gmu.edu/
ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online Open in a new browser window
   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
   http://echo.gmu.edu/
http://echo.gmu.edu/center.php
Echo Science and Technology Virtual Center Open in a new browser window
   Annotated catalogue of history of science, technology, and medicine resources.
   http://echo.gmu.edu/center.php
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/epact/
Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe Open in a new browser window
   Online database of medieval and renaissance scientific instruments made before 1600 A.D. held at four European museums.
   http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/epact/
http://www.astro.psu.edu/users/niel/scales/sh-30.pdf
Events in Science, Mathematics and Technology Open in a new browser window
   Neil Brandt's timeline covers historic highlights from classical mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and technology.
   http://www.astro.psu.edu/users/niel/scales/sh-30.pdf
http://www.pbs.org/faithandreason/intro/histo-body.html
Faith and Reason. Open in a new browser window
   On the historical interactions of science and religion. (From PBS.)
   http://www.pbs.org/faithandreason/intro/histo-body.html
http://phyun5.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node2.html
From Antiquity to Einstein Open in a new browser window
   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
   http://phyun5.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node2.html
http://www.greenlion.com/
Green Lion Press Open in a new browser window
   Independent book publisher specializing in history of mathematics and history of science. Includes information on ordering, books available, and how to contact them.
   http://www.greenlion.com/
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~child/
H-Net Child Open in a new browser window
   History of Childhood and Youth
   http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~child/
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/evothought.html
History of Evolutionary Thought Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/evothought.html
http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/exhibits/history/history_0.html
History of Remote Sensing Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/exhibits/history/history_0.html
http://web.mit.edu/slava/guide/
History of Russian Science Open in a new browser window
   Virtual guide which includes article archives, bibliography, journals, institutiona and news.
   http://web.mit.edu/slava/guide/
http://www.saltinstitute.org/38.html
History of Salt Open in a new browser window
   Sodium chloride in history, with many links to further relevant material. From the Salt Institute.
   http://www.saltinstitute.org/38.html
http://www.santafe.edu/~shalizi/reviews/subjects/history-of-science.html
History of Science Open in a new browser window
   Book reviews from The Bactra Review.
   http://www.santafe.edu/~shalizi/reviews/subjects/history-of-science.html
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/sci/chem/internet/history.html
History of Science and Ethics Internet Resources Open in a new browser window
   Links to museums, historical instruments galleries, electronic publications, papers, e-mail groups and books
   http://www.lib.lsu.edu/sci/chem/internet/history.html
http://www.ownyourself.com/scihist.nsf/date
History of Science and Technology Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.ownyourself.com/scihist.nsf/date
http://home.earthlink.net/~claelliott/
History of Science in the United States Open in a new browser window
   Bibliographies of reference and other works, including original sources, and an indexed chronology of American science 1790-1910.
   http://home.earthlink.net/~claelliott/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_science.shtml
In Our Time: Science Archive Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_science.shtml
http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/
Institute and Museum of History of Science - Florence, Italy Open in a new browser window
   The museum and web site are particularly rich resources for the life and work of Galileo.
   http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/
http://www.colby.edu/ichm/
International Commission on History of Meteorology Open in a new browser window
   Information about the commission and about meetings discussion the history of meteorology.
   http://www.colby.edu/ichm/
http://scistud.umkc.edu/hopos/
International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science - HOPOS Open in a new browser window
   Promote serious, scholarly research on the history of the philosophy of science. Includes news and events.
   http://scistud.umkc.edu/hopos/
http://ppp.unipv.it/dhs
International Union of History and Philosophy of Science - Division of History of Science Open in a new browser window
   Information on the organization, together with a links page and listings of upcoming conferences.
   http://ppp.unipv.it/dhs
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/science/sciencesbook.html
Internet History of Science Sourcebook Open in a new browser window
   Links to documents and Web resources pertaining to the history of science including original texts from great scientific thinkers.
   http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/science/sciencesbook.html
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook09.html
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Scientific Revolution Open in a new browser window
   Primary sourcebook intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history.
   http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook09.html
http://www.humbul.ac.uk/vts/hps/
Internet for History and Philosophy of Science Open in a new browser window
   A free "teach yourself" tutorial on Internet information skills for historians and philosophers of science.
   http://www.humbul.ac.uk/vts/hps/
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/islam.html
Islamic Alchemy in the Context of Islamic Science Open in a new browser window
   Focus on chemistry, botany and medicine with overviews in other areas.
   http://www.levity.com/alchemy/islam.html
http://jordanus.ign.uni-muenchen.de/cgi-bin/iccmsm?seite=home&sprache=en
Jordanus Open in a new browser window
   An international catalogue of mediaeval scientific manuscripts.
   http://jordanus.ign.uni-muenchen.de/cgi-bin/iccmsm?seite=home&sprache=en
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/museum/index.html
Museum of Microscopy Open in a new browser window
   Virtual museum of microscopes, ranging from the earliest 16th century European instruments to modern microscopes from around the world.
   http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/museum/index.html
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/
Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford Open in a new browser window
   Library calalog, image library, and numerous virtual exhibits available online.
   http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/
http://www.cyberistan.org/islamic/index.htm#scit
Muslim Scientists, Mathematicians and Astronomers Before European Renaissance, 700-1500 C.E. Open in a new browser window
   Historical review of the Muslim contribution to humanity and Islamic Civilization. Gives biographies of scientists and describes their contributions and influence on European thought and discoveries.
   http://www.cyberistan.org/islamic/index.htm#scit
http://www.bath.ac.uk/ncuacs/
National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists Open in a new browser window
   Catalogue of archives of the papers of contemporary British scientists. Search alphabetically, chronologically or by discipline. Also, has list of Nobel prize winners.
   http://www.bath.ac.uk/ncuacs/
http://nobelprize.org/
Nobel e-Museum Open in a new browser window
   Biographies and Nobel Lectures of the prizewinners, from the Nobel Foundation.
   http://nobelprize.org/
http://history.nih.gov/
Office of NIH History Open in a new browser window
   Foster documentation, preservation, and interpretation of the history of the National Institutes of Health. Features online exhibits, education, and historical resources.
   http://history.nih.gov/
http://www.empereur.com/ptolemy.html
Ptolemy's map Open in a new browser window
   A small description of Ptolemy's famous map.
   http://www.empereur.com/ptolemy.html
http://www.library.ualberta.ca/subject/historyscience/guide/index.cfm
Resources in the History of Science and Technology Open in a new browser window
   A directory of online and print resources from the University of Alberta library.
   http://www.library.ualberta.ca/subject/historyscience/guide/index.cfm
http://dannyreviews.com/s/history_of_science.html
Reviews of History of Science books Open in a new browser window
   Reviews, by Danny Yee, of a range of books on the history of science, mostly popular titles.
   http://dannyreviews.com/s/history_of_science.html
http://www.sciencetimeline.net/
Science Timeline Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.sciencetimeline.net/
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind04/pdf/volume1.pdf
Science and Engineering Indicators Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind04/pdf/volume1.pdf
http://www.scienceandyou.org/
Science and You Open in a new browser window
   Several articles, mostly on history and philosophy of science, aimed at a lay audience.
   http://www.scienceandyou.org/
http://www.antique-microscopes.com/kellner/kellner1.html
Some Early Microscopes from the Optical Institute in Wetzlar Open in a new browser window
   Carl Kellner founded what was named the Optical Institute in Wetzlar Germany in 1849. By 1851 he employed twelve workmen and was producing his first microscopes.
   http://www.antique-microscopes.com/kellner/kellner1.html
http://www.historyoftechnology.org/tc.html
Technology and Culture Open in a new browser window
   A scholarly journal dedicated to the historical study of technology in its relationships with society and culture.
   http://www.historyoftechnology.org/tc.html
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/heather.hobden1/
The Cosmic Elk Open in a new browser window
   Articles, and books on science, history and the history of science, including the history of astronomy, Tudor history and the history of Siberia.
   http://homepage.ntlworld.com/heather.hobden1/
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 Open in a new browser window
   Documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage.
   http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html
http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/~tsettle/index.html
The History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Long list of internet resources in the field of the history of science.
   http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/~tsettle/index.html
http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/
The Scientific Revolution Open in a new browser window
   Study guide which includes timelines, biographies, glossaries, diagrams, bibliographies, and original research.
   http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/
http://www.todayinsci.com/
Today in Science History Open in a new browser window
   Memorializes births and deaths of famous and not so famous scientists of the past, and other events in science history. Searchable.
   http://www.todayinsci.com/
http://www.umass.edu/sadri/ssh-journal/
University of Massachusetts Amherst: Social and Demographic Research Institue (SADRI) Open in a new browser window
   Publishes the journal Social Science History, which reports its interdisciplinary research findings. Includes related association links.
   http://www.umass.edu/sadri/ssh-journal/
http://www.victorianweb.org/science/sciov.html
Victorian Science Open in a new browser window
   Science in the 19th century. Overview plus much specific information on themes, disciplines, and individuals.
   http://www.victorianweb.org/science/sciov.html
http://www.brannan.co.uk/thermometers/invention.html
Who Invented the Thermometer? Open in a new browser window
   Timeline showing the development of the thermometer from Galileo to Kelvin.
   http://www.brannan.co.uk/thermometers/invention.html

Last Updated: 2007-10-27 09:35:03