CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter – the fundamental particles.
Scientists and engineers at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center study Earth, the solar system, and the universe via unmanned space explorations. The Web site focuses on news and education that inform a general audience of agency projects.
Online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Most resources in the library adhere to principles of Open Educational Resource (OER) access, although some resources are restricted to provider site membership, or may have a cost associated with them (indicated in the full record of the resource).
Website for this independent federal agency dedicated to research in the sciences including mathematics, computer science, and the social sciences. Information on funding, top discoveries, news, publications, and statistics is available.
Website devoted to references related to physics and astronomy. Includes the Greek alphabet, air composition, a glossary, online periodic tables, teacher/student resources as well as other information.
This site offers concise information on new technologies and their impact, covering such topics as clean energy, green technologies, and global warming. Of particular note is their date on specific gasoline and electric vehicles, emissions standards, and biofuels.