Timeline showing the development of the thermometer from Galileo to Kelvin.
Articles, and books on science, history and the history of science, including the history of astronomy, Tudor history and the history of Siberia.
Science in the 19th century. Overview plus much specific information on themes, disciplines, and individuals.
Focus on chemistry, botany and medicine with overviews in other areas.
Discusses early inventions, such as calculating devices, machines using gears, steam engines, war technology, and town planning. Some mathematicians included are Thales, Pythagoras, Euclid, Archimedes, and Appolonius. Some topical concepts covered are astronomical discoveries, prime numbers, evolution of the species, and measuring the circumference of the earth.
Reports research findings of the organization that crosses time and location for comparisons. Includes related association links.
Historical review of the Muslim contribution to humanity and Islamic Civilization. Gives biographies of scientists and describes their contributions and influence on European thought and discoveries.
Neil Brandt's timeline covers historic highlights from classical mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics, and technology.
BBC Radio 4 series in which Sir Melvyn Bragg discusses a topic in the history of ideas with a trio of experts. This page indexes the discussions on science, both historical and contemporary, for online listening.
Comprehensive library of imagery, symbols, music, alchemical texts and commentary. Not historical in intent, but contains many useful historical sources.