Explore these Massive, time-sucking indexes of CoolSci:
This Week In Science
- Audio archives of the weekly radio show, from U. of Cal. Davis
- One of the best science-blogs. Updated by thousands of compulsive
Griffith Observatory: best astro sites
- Archive of their weekly "Star Awards"
Hubble Space Telescope's Greatest Hits
- Lots and lots of pictures, great for desktop wallpaper.
Also try NASA picture of the day and Astronomy picture of the day
Cool Robot of the Week
- A large collection maintained by
NASA telerobotics. With archives going back to 1996.
The Memepool: Science Archive
- The Memepool is an excellent,
eclectic "cool sites of the week" page with all links to all sorts of
somewhat warped websites. Browse their collection by subject.
- Exploratorium's "Cool Sites" archive
- The Exploratorium's Learning Studio maintains a monthly "Top Ten" page
for science sites. They've ferreted out the cream of webscience cool
sites. Don't miss their past months' archive.
- Dr. Matrix' Weird Web World of Science - Awards Page
- Dr. Matrix cruises the www and collects the coolsci sites for his
Awards page. Seventeen catagories, hundreds and hundreds of science
sites. Cruise the rest of his site for fascinating, thoughtful commentary
The Last Word
- Science questions answered, from New Scientist magazine.
- AstronomyPicture of the Day NASA archive
- Ten years of collected photos and links from the famous APOD site.
- The Editors Selections
- Science hotlist from Scientific American Magazine.
- Science Friday: HOTLINKS
NPR Radio's TALK OF THE NATION: SCIENCE FRIDAY is not to be missed.
They've also built a nice collection of eclectic science links.
ZOOLAND Artificial Life Resource
- The famous/infamous (delete one) Santa Fe Institute brings us this
brainmeltingly-extensive collection of links to sites involving Artificial
Life; a-life. Zerosum breakage and titfortat dealings.
Simulations, animations and applet-based growings. Fractals and
fishtanks and emergentboid wings ...these are a few of my favorite
Cool Science Archive from the
Nat. Acadamy Press
- Also check out the NAP reading room for all sorts of
science books online. Yes, complete actual illustrated books on the
internet for free. Also try some non-science at
Litrix reading room.
- The Virtual Laboratory at Pilot to Physics
- An excellent (and large) collection of hands-on Java applets,
shockwave, and VRML programs for the visual learning of physics concepts.
Also check out online textbooks
- ENC Digital Dozen Archive
- Eisenhower Nat. Clearinghouse picks a monthly top-12 science education
sites. No dry textbook sites, this archive of past picks is the really
- Hands on Science Centers Worldwide
- Science Museums have the coolest websites. Here they all are, all at
once. Take it slow, don't get brainburn.
- PITSCO COLLAB. PROJECTS
- From the Pitsco Science Catalog site, a collection of "collaborative
projects," a cool-science link collection by any other name.
- Interesting Devices on the Net
- From Yahoo, this is an immense and venerable collection of sites with live
stillcams, interactive robots, and all manner of instrumentation
connected to the net. Spy on people's offices all over the world. See the
coffee pot that started it all. Watch 24hr timelapses at the UW. Talk to
the cat. See if the pop machine at MIT has any warm Jolt cola left.
- Franklin Institute's hotlist of online exhibits
- A list of highly interactive Cool Science sites. Also see their
- Yahoo's SCIENCE index
- Hours of surfing pleasure. If you find something in Yahoo that
should be linked in Cool Science, drop me a note!
- SCIENCE MUSEUMS, Yahoo
- More and more museum sites.
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- See my own collection of Cool Science links