SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

check This "SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY" page contains a list of 128 links to websites relating to ASTRONOMY & SPACE, BIOLOGY & MEDICINE, EARTH SCIENCES, EDUCATION, GENERAL, MEDIA, and TECHNOLOGY.


Thanks to Donald Northey of the DPCUC, this page was last reported as checked for full accuracy on August 31, 2011.


* * * * * ASTRONOMY & SPACE * * * * *

AEROSPACE

A City In Space

Congratulations! You have been selected to be a colonist on the International Space Station (ISS). As a colonist you will live and work on the ISS, representing your country as part of the most exciting adventure of our time.

Canadian Space Agency canleaf

Deep Space 1

Homesteading Mars

If life has not previously existed on Mars, it's scheduled to exist there by the year 2030. Can you imagine yourself as a Martian architect, sociologist, or fashion designer, living where even colors appear differently than on our earth?

Mars Exploration Program

NASA's Home Page

NASA's Human Spaceflight

NASA's International Space Station

News & History of Astronautics in the Former USSR

Project Galileo

NASA's new Galileo Mission web site: the journey to Jupitor.

The Space Settlement FAQ

Many interesting questions asked and answered about the future settlement of space. Particularly check out the extensive 'link list' & 'Bibliography' which are the last two items on this site.

ASTRONOMY

Amateur Astronomer's Page

A list of some resources for stargazers.

Asteroid Watch

In the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, the U.S. Congress mandated that by 2020, NASA should be capable of detecting at least 90 percent of objects over 140 meters wide in the vicinity of Earth’s orbit.

Canadian Telescopes canleaf

Celstron Telescopes

Comets and Meteor Showers

News & information, professional & amateur observations, and historical research.

Durham Region Astronomical Association canleaf

HeavensAbove.com

International Meteor Organization

NASA's Planetary Photojournal

The Nine Planets

An overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.

refdesk.com's Space & Astronomy

Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Space Telescope Science Institute

Sky and Telescope

The Sky Astronomy Software

The Sky News Aurora Watch canleaf

The Sky Pocket Edition

Sky Watch

Starry Night Software

Telrad Sight for Telescopes

TPoint Telescope Pointing Analysis Software

* * * * * BIOLOGY & MEDICINE * * * * *

Biochemistry

from Answers.com.

BioChemistry Guide

Biological Science Web Sites

Biology Websites

Clone World

The Tree of Life

The Virtual Body

The Wild Carnivore

* * * * * EARTH SCIENCES * * * * *

CHEMISTRY

Chemistry Web Sites: Reference Sources canleaf

from the University of Manitoba Libraries.

Chemical Science Sites canleaf

Dan Berger's History of Chemistry Bookmarks

General Chemistry Online

Polymer Resources

from Materials Science & Engineering Laboratory: Polymers Division.

Understanding Our Planet Through Chemistry

MISCELLANEOUS

Earthday canleaf

Everyday!

Earth, Geology, Geography & Oceanography Sites

The Global Earthquake Response Center

Global Hydrology & Climate Center

History of Science & Technology

A massive amount of links to associated subject websites.

Neptune Canada canleaf

Rainforest Action Network

Red Sprites and Blue Jets

Rocks & Minerals

Science Connections

A network through which single adults with interests in science or nature can meet.

UM Weather

The Internet's premier source of weather information.

* * * * * EDUCATION * * * * *

Ask An Earth Scientist

Ask A Scientist

- courtesy of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Ask A Scientist - Archive Directory

- courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

Interactive Chemistry Tutorials

Courtesy of Intute.

Interactive Chemistry Tutorials

These interactive chemistry tutorials give you the information about the basics of Chemistry up to the high level of naming system of Organic Compounds in its subatomic NOMENCLATURE.

The Jason Project

A year-round scientific expedition designed to excite and engage students in science and technology and to motivate and provide professional development for teachers.

Science & Biology Tutorials

Courtesy of DMoz.

The Science Hobbyist

Amateur science resources, projects, and activities.....with a lot of fun content.

Science Learning Network

Can't get to a museum? Then try a virtual tour of these hallowed halls.

Strange Matter

* * * * * GENERAL * * * * *

Biological & Chemical Weapons

Courtesy of the Center For Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

Blame the Madness on Dennis the Short

A satirical exposé on when the millennium ends/starts.

General Science Sites canleaf

Greenwich Royal Observatory

The Institute of Nanotechnology

Lunar Institue of Technology

Math Resources by Subject

Ontario Science Centre canleaf

Photo Researchers Stock Photography

Our stock of over 1.3 million images includes the "Science Source" collection of medical photography & medical illustration, space photography & science photograph & science illustration, the "Nature Source" collection of international wildlife photography & habitats, & the "People Source" files of travel photography & lifestyle photography.

Physical Science Hotlist

SciCentral

ScienceCentral.com

Science For The Millennium

Science Mr. Cunningham

Courtesy of Arlington High School Lessons and Pathfinders.

Science Resources - Links canleaf

Science, Technolgy, & Society Links

The United States Naval Observatory

Its mission is to determine the positions and motions of celestial objects, to provide astronomical data, to measure the Earth's rotation and to maintain the Master Clock for the United States.

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

This is their list of "Biological Defense-Related Links".

Weather Reports for Canada canleaf

.....courtesy of the Weather Office of Environment Canada.

* * * * * MEDIA * * * * *

ABCNews - Technology & Science

BBCNews - Sci/Tech

Discover Magazine

An online version of the magazine.

The Discovery Channel Online

The online version of the popular television channel.

Science and Technology Lesson Plans

New Scientist

An online science magazine.

Infinite Energy

The online magazine of the New Energy Science & Technology.

The PM Zone - Popular Mechanics Magazine

Popular Science

Scientific American

This site includes a number of features updated weekly and available only to readers of the Scientific American Online edition.

SciFi.com

The online version of The Science Channel.

* * * * * TECHNOLOGY * * * * *

COMMUNICATIONS

The Center for Information and Communications Technolgy Research (CICTR)

The biggest technological change -- and perhaps resulting social change -- will be the convergence of computers and communications.

The ePI Lab canleaf

The EyeTap Personal Imaging Lab at the University of Toronto. A test/experiment in wearable news gathering systems conducted by students at the Humanistic Intelligence Lab.

PhoneStart.com

Your starting point for phones and phone services.

Primus Canada canleaf

SMS Glossary

Short Messaging Service is a technology that allows you to send text messages of around 150 characters (it varies by service) between cellular telephones.

Sprint

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users.

Wireless Communication Technologies Group

A systematic model for advancing restructuring with telecommunications.

ENGINEERING

Arrick Robotics

PC-based motion control systems and robotics.

BattleBots

Battle Bots is a popular TV series running on the Comedy Network. The series website profiles the combatants, tells how to enter your own bot for battle, details upcoming bouts, and offers expert tips.

Best Robotics inc.

Engineering.com

Extension-Science, Engineering, & Technology (E-SET)

First Robotics Canada canleaf

HobbySpace - Launch & Propulsion

JPL Robotics

Researchers work toward enabling more efficient, lower cost missions dedicated to planetary surface and solar system exploration, Earth observations from space, astrophysical experiments in space and on the Moon, and the extension of human capabilities in space.

Lego Mindstorms

Find out about pioneering LEGO MINDSTORMS inventors, building

tutorials, robotic missions and much, much more!

New Energy Links

Links to new energy technologies, courtesy of "Infinite Energy" magazine.

RoboCup

This is the online home for a popular international joint project that promotes research into artificial intelligence and robotics with a single topic of study: robots that play soccer.

Robots in Space

Even though unmanned space crafts have gone to the moon and other planets, NASA points out that they were not true independent robots. The reason for this is because they were programmed to with fixed instructions from earth and could not make significant decisions for themselves.

robots.net

The place to read the lastest news on personal and industrial robotics, robot competitions, and other cool stuff.

Robot Store

Your source for hobby robots, supplies, how-tos, and news.

Toy Robot Gallery

This exhibit room features photographs of toy robots and other images of robots from ephemeral sources.

Wescam

PHYSICS

Cambridge Physics Outlet Online

European Organization for Nuclear Research

NewScientist.com

Other Useful or Interesting Links canleaf

Physics & Optics Sites

Physics of Star Trek Links

Physics-Related Links canleaf

Relativity and FTL Travel

Treknology.com - Star Trek Technology & Physics


The compilers of this list have tried to include local area (Durham Region, Ontario) and other Canadian websites, but not exclusively. We welcome any suggestions concerning related websites: please send your list to Donald Northey, including the sites' titles, the sites' URLs, and your recommendations for categories/subcategories.


[ Home ] [ Club Info ] [ Membership ] [ Meetings ] [ SIGs ] [ Past Presenters ]
[ Calendar ] [ Newsletters ] [ Hot Links ] [ Rife Reports ] [ Featured Software ]
Back To Top Back Home