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This web site  is a project of the National Academy of Sciences intended to showcase the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and to highlight for young people the varied and intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists.

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Our knowledge of the many life-forms on Earth - of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria - is scattered around the world in books, journals, databases, websites, specimen collections, and in the minds of people everywhere. Imagine what it would mean if this information could be gathered together and made available to everyone – anywhere – at a moment’s notice.

This dream is becoming a reality through the Encyclopedia of Life. 

One of the best resources for math and science
on the internet.
"ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 29 million structures from hundreds of data sources."
RSC - Advancing the Chemical Sciences

The RSC is the largest organization in Europe for advancing
the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of
members and an international publishing business, our
activities span education, conferences, science policy
and the promotion of chemistry to the public.


Life Science Dictionary



AIP's Center for History of Physics works to preserve and
make known the historical record of modern physics and allied
sciences. Through documentation, archival collections and
educational initiatives, the Center ensures that the heritage of
modern physics is safeguarded and its story accurately told

Includes journal articles and book excerpts on many subjects. To access this click on the book icon above.

  HighWire Press ...the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth!

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NASA's Mars Exploration Program

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