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Science/Technology and Health Resources on the Web

| Astronomy and Physics | Biology and Health | Chemistry
| Computers | Environment | General |

Astronomy and Physics

Astronomy Picture of the Day (NASA)

Astrophysics Data Center (NASA) - Virtual Library

Online astronomy and astrophysics books which can be browsed and printed on demand

Calculators On-line Center - Physics

Calculators, applets, spreadsheets, handbooks, simulations, videos. etc.

Constellation List - Hawaiian Astronomical Society

Einstein Light (University of New South Wales)

Quick videos explaining basic Einstein, Galileo, Maxwell, Newton theories

Glossary of Astronomical Terms

Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics (2nd ed.)

Inconstant Moon

Contains moon phase calendars, lunar encyclopedia, eclipses, lunar exploration info., etc.

The Laws List - Physics and Astronomy

List of various laws, rules, principles, and other related topics in physics and astronomy.

Johnson Space Center Digital Image Collection - Links to Other Image Databases

National Institute of Standards & Technology - Physics Laboratory - Physical Reference Data

Contains atomic & molecular spectroscopy data, x-ray & gamma-ray data, etc.

The Nine Planets - NASA's Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

Resources for Debunking Astronomical Pseudoscience (ASP)

Views of the Solar System
The history of space exploration and scientific facts about the solar system. Nice images

Web Physics

Resources and forums for physics educators

Women in Astronomy - A Resource Guide (ASP)


Biology and Health

All the Virology on the Web
A collection of the virus sites on the web. Includes an image catalog of viruses

The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online

Scholarly website containing Darwin's published and unpublished writings with over 78,000 pages of searchable text and 188,000 electronic images.
Human Genome Project information and other genome programs of the US Department of Energy Office of Science

Hawai`i Biological Survey (Bishop Museum)
see Environment (below)

Internet Public Library – Life Sciences Directory
Directory of sciences of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution

Public Library of Science
Open access journals in biology, medicine, computational biology, genetics, pathogens, clinical trials

PubMed – partial full text
A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. Some articles require subscriptions

PubMedCentral (PMC) – full text
The U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature


Macrogalleria - cyberwonderland of polymer fun

National Institute of Standards & Technology - Physical Reference Data - Periodic Table

Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide


Provides information on the biological activities of small molecules.

Table of Elements: Professional Edition

Table of Elements: Scholar Edition (for students)

"Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases"

Tox Town
"Toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places"

World Index of Molecular Visualization Resources


The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
Dictionary of computing of over 13,000 terms

The Living Internet
An impressive encyclopedia of historical information on the growth of the Internet

Web Developers Virtual Library
The WDVL focus "is on comprehensive coverage of all topics relevant to web development, especially the technical aspects"


Earth Science World

Hawai`i Biological Survey (Bishop Museum)

Ongoing natural history inventory of the Hawaiian archipelago for both native and non-native flora & fauna

Publications of the HBS (Hawaii Biological Survey)

Pdfs for selected Occasional Papers, under Contributions

Internet Directory for Botany
Extensive links to other botany sites

Florida Center for Environmental Studies
Addresses especially the issues of water ecosystems

Macaulay Library Archive of Animal Sounds & Video (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Archive housing bird, reptile, mammal and fish sounds & video, including some Hawaiian species

United Nations Atlas of the Oceans

Contains info. on ocean issues and approaches to sustainability.

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Western Regional Climate Center

General Science

Directory of Open Access Journals - full text
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals

Highwire Press – partial full text
Hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world. Some articles require subscriptions

National Science Foundation - Science And Engineering Indicators Report 2006 (revisions) – Directory Of Science and Technology Databases
A gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results