You will find both popular overviews and scholarly material on
everything related to observation selection effects, at the
Anthropic Principle: self-locating belief, and associated
applications and paradoxes in science and philosophy.
The Sloan Science and Film.
A project funded by the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation, features review of recent movies and a series of short
student films on such topics as wormholes, the patterns in pinecones
and sunflowers, and Ignaz Semmelweis, the 19th-century Hungarian
physician whose campaign to promote hand washing among doctors was met
with near-universal scorn. Requires Macromedia Flash.
is NASA's lead center for creating robotic spacecraft
and rovers, building smart machines that can perform very complicated
tasks millions of miles from home.
Deep Ocean Seismicity from Hydroacoustic Monitoring! Yesss!! Visit the
the Vents Program site.
Understand the Rules of the World: Produced by the British
Institute of Physics, PhysicsWorld
reports on the latest research and includes
selections from the institute's semitechnical but lively magazine,
The Federation of American Scientists.
Founded by members of the
Manhattan Project, FAS now "combines the scholarly resources of its
member scientists and informed citizens with knowledge of practical
More Powers of 10
– View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from
the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive
orders of magnitude until...
The Cosmos in a Different Light.
The Cosmos in a Different Light –
Discover how astronomers use various wavelengths of light and other
types of electromagnetic radiation to probe the depths of the
- Staley Library, Millikin University, Decatur, IL. Yes, really, lots of pictures of peeps!
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