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Sci-Tech News Articles:Up
News365:Sci-Tech
SciNewsHotList

*EurekAlert:News*
*NewsWise:Sci/Med News*
*QuadnetDevelopments*
*ScienceDaily*|Headlines
*UniSci*

Artigen:*SciTech*|InfoTech (dead link?)
NewsHub:*Science*|Tech
SciCentral:*SciMedia*

ABC(AUST):Sci-Tech|Research|Science
ABC(US):Science|Tech|SciTech
BBC:Sci-Tech|WorldServiceSci-Tech|SciTech News
CBS:Sci-Tech|Space
CNN:Sci-Tech|Space
Discovery:NewsBrief|ScienceLive
EXN:SciNews
FOX:Sci-Tech|Science
MSNBC:Science|Tech
NPR:Health/Sci|Tech
PBS:Science|Tech

AAAS:ScienceUpdate|News
AIP:PhysicsNews|PhysNewsUK
AMA:SciNews
APS:What'sNew|News|PhysRevFocus
NAS:SciHeadlines|NewsRpt
NSF:SciNews|NewsHighlights
NASA:Today|Science

Britannica:SciTechNews
Discover:News
NatlGeographic:NGNews|News
Nature:ScienceUpdate|ScienceUpdate
NewScientist:News
R&D:News
Science:SciNews|ThisWeekInScience
ScientifcAmerican:News Briefs
Sky-Telescope:News
Wired:Tech

Excite:SciReport|Tech|NewsTrackerSciRpt
Lycos:Environ|Science
Snap:Cutting-EdgeSci|Sci-TechNews
Yahoo:Science|Tech
+AP:Science|Tech
+Reuters:Science|Tech
AbqJournal:Sci-Tech
Advocate:Sci
BostonGlobe:Health/Science
DallasNews:Sci-Tech
DeseretNews:Sci
FL-Today:SpaceToday
Globe&Mail:Science
Guardian:Science|Tech
LA-Times:Science
MercuryCntr:Sci-Tech
NandoTimes:Health/Science|Tech
NY-Times:Science
Philadelphia:Inquirer
RockyMtNews:Sci-Tech
SeattleTimesHealth/Science
StarTribune:Scientia
Union/Tribune:Science
USA-Today:HiTech|Science
WA-Post:Horizon|Science

Access Excellence ScienceUpdate
AlphaGalileo
AnaNova:Science
Anthropology in the News
Applied Sci&Analysis
BottomQuark:SciNews
BubbleChamber:SciTech News
ChemCenter
ChemScope
CNet:Computer News
Cosmiverse
Daily Tech News
Energy.com:News
EnergySciNews
ENN EnviroNews
ENS EnviroNews
Enviro/EnergyNews
ExoScience|Helios
ExpeditionResearch
ExploreZone
ExpressNews:Sci-Tech
FactsOnFile:Science
FAST
FreakTech
Geek.com
HeadlineSpot:Sci
HEPIC:Newsletters
HHMI SciMed Research
HMSBeagle-BioMedNews|HMS Beagle
Human Nature Daily Review
InSCIght
Invanhoe MedNews
JournalismNet:Science
JunkScience
MagazineRack:ScienceUpdate
MediaResource:News
MEL:Science&EnvironmentNews
Microtechnology News
MilleniumFrontier
MiningCo-KidScience
Moreover:SciNews
MSN-Encarta
Nando Health/Science News
NanoDot
News24:Science
NewsDay:Sci/AP
NewsReality:Science
NewsSynthesis:Sci-Tech
Newswise LifeNews
Newswise MedNews
Newswise SciNews
NOVA SciNews
NZ Newsroom
PhysicsWeb:News
Planet Ark
Recol (Español)
Reuters:Health
Science à GoGo
ScienceBase
ScienceCentral
Science Daily
Science in the Headlines
ScienceMatters
Science News
ScienceNews.com
ScienceNOW
ScienceToday
ScienceWave
ScienceWeb
ScienceWeek
Science Wire
SciSpy
SciTechDaily
SciTechNewsNetwork
Sci-Tech-Society
SelectSurf:Sci-TechNews
SlashDot.org
SmallShop:Science
Space.com
Spacer.com
SpaceViews
SpaceScience
TelsonSpur SciNews!
Universe Today
Wired News
TheWhyFiles
WorldOfScience
World Scientist

Sci-Tech Magazines/Journals/Webzines:Up
*Ecola:SciMags*
*EurekaAlertSciMags*
*FreeThought Mags*
*General Science Electronic Journals*
*IoP Journals*
*IPL:Sci,Math,Tech*

21stC
AerospaceOnline
Anomalist
Ad Astra
Aeon
American Journal of Physics
Air&Space Smithsonian
American Scientist
AnalogSciFiFact|Alternate View
Archaeology
Armchair Scientist
Astronomer
Astronomy
Astronomy Now
Australasian Science?
Better World
BioMechanics
Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
Byte
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Cell
Chem/Engineering News
Chemical Week
Chemistry&Industry
Chronicle of Higher Education
Computers in Physics
Computering in Sci & Eng
Configurations
Consumer Reports
CyberTimes
DayStar
Discover
DistantStar
Earth/Sky
EarthTimes
Empiricist
E-Print Archive Forum(APS)
Explorator
Explore
Exploring
FuelCellToday
Futurist
FreeInquiry
GeneExpression
HomePower
HomoExcelsior
Icarus
Ideas
Increase/Diffusion
Industrial Physicist
InfiniteEnergy
InfoScience(fr)
InternetScience
Invention & Technology
InventorsDigest
Issues in Science&Technology
LaserFocusWorld
Leonardo
MedicalPhysics
Mercator's World
MetaPhysicalReview
MetaResearch
NanoTechnology
NAS NewsReport|Proceedings
NASA-TechBriefs
NASA-Spinoff
NASA-LTRS
NASA-ADS
National Geographic
National ScienceTechnology
NaturalScience
Nature
NetAdvanceOfPhysics
NetsurferScience
New Journal of Physics
New Scientist
NewsLetterAccess:Sci
NZ Science Monthly
Odyssey
Omni
ParaPhysics
PC Week
PhysicalReviewLetters
PhysicsTeacher
PhysicsToday
PhysicsWorld
PopularMechanics
PopularScience|BestOfWhat'sNew
Quantum
Quantum-D
R&D
ReactiveReports
RealityCheck
Reason
Sci.Opinions
Science/Environment
Science
ScienceBeat
ScienceEducation
ScienceFrontiers:SciAnomalies
ScienceNews
ScienceNotes
ScientificAmerican
ScientificComputing-Automation
ScientificComputing-Instrumentation
ScientificComputingWorld
ScientificExploration
ScientificReviewAlternativeMedicine
Scientist
ScoutReport for Science&Engineering
SkepticalInquirer
Sky/Telescope
Smithsonian
SpaceViews
SuperconductorWeek
TechnologyInvestor
Technology Research News
TechnoScience
TechReview(MIT)
Universe Today
VirtualReview
Whole Earth
World Science
World Scientist
Yes

Sci-Tech/Educational TV/Radio/WebCast:Up
*EurekAlert:SciBroadcast*
*Press1:WatchingScience*
*ScienceMattersMedia*
AIP SciRpt|InsideScienceTV
BBC World Service:Sci-Tech|Science in Action|Horizon
Beyond2000|NextStep
Bill Nye the Science Guy
BreakThroughTV
CNN:Sci-Tech
DiscoveryChannel|TLC:LearningChannel|ScienceChannel|HealthChannel
ETV:DishNetwork
EXN:The Exploration Network
FutureWatch
FutureWatch Online
GreenRoom
inTV:Sci-Tech
NASA TV
Nature-TV
Newton's Apple
NPR|ScienceFriday|SciPrograms|Sounds Like Science
Open Learning Agency|Knowledge Network
PBS|NewsHour:Science
NOVA|Scientific American Frontiers|ZOOM
Quirks & Quarks
ResearchChannel
RealGuide:Sci-Tech|Science
Space-TV
TechnoPolitics
We're Science
WNET

National Government/Military Laboratory Sci-Tech Research(*.gov,*.mil):Up
(*=NewsRoom)
*EurekaAlert:ResearchInstitutions*
*Yahoo Gov:Research Labs*
*DOE National Labs*
*Federal Agencies*

AL:Ames Laboratory|*
ANL:Argonne Natl Lab|*
+MCS:Mathematics/Computer Sciences
BNL:Brookhaven Natl Lab|*|RHIC Bulletin
+NSLS:Natl Synchrotron LightSource|*
CDC:Cntrs for Disease Control&Prevention
CEBAF:Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility
FNAL:Fermilab|*|Info Resources|TechPubs
INEEL:Idaho Natl Engineering/Enviro Lab|*
+RESL:Radiological Environmental Sciences Lab
LANL:Los Alamos Natl Lab|*
+ACL:Advanced Computing Lab
LBL:Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab|*
+NCEM:Natl Cntr for Electron Microscopy
+PDG:Particle Data Group
LLNL:Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab|*|PartnerOpportunity
NASA:Natl Aeronautics/Space Admin|*|PublicAffairs WebSites
+HQ:NASA Headquarters
+NCTN:NASA Commercial Technology Network
+ARC:Ames Research Cntr|*
+DFRC:Dryden Flight Research Cntr|*
+GISS:Goddard Inst Space Studies
+GRC:Glenn Research Cntr
+GSFC:Goddard Space Flight Cntr|*|APOD-Astro Pic of Day
++NSSDC:National Space Science Data Center
+IVV:Indep Verification/Validation Facility
+JPL:Jet Propulsion Lab|*
+JSC:Johnson Space Cntr|*|SpaceNews
+KSC:Kennedy Space Cntr|*
+LaRC:Langley Research Cntr|*
+LeRC:Lewis Research Cntr|*|BreakThrough Propulsion Physics
+MSFC:Marshall Space Flight Cntr|*|SciFair|AdvSpaceTrans Prog
+SSC:Stennis Space Cntr|*
+WFF:Wallops Flight Facility|*
+WSTF:White Sands Test Facility
NERSC:Natl Energy Research Supercomputer Cntr
NHMFL:Natl High Magnetic Field Lab
NIST:Natl Inst. Standards/Technology|*|TechBeat|Update|Ref Database
+ATP:Advanced Technolgy Program|*
+CTCMS:Cntr for Theoretical/Computational Materials Science
+EEEL:Electronics/Electrical Engineering Lab
+ITL:Information Technology Lab
+NIST Boulder,CO Lab|NIST WebClock
+NIST Physics Lab
NIH:Natl Inst of Health|*
+NLM:Natl Library of Medicine|*
+NCBI:Natl Cntr for BioTech Info
NOAA:Natl Oceanic/Atmos Admin|*
+ERL:Environmental Research Lab
+NCDC:Natl Climatic Data Cntr
+NGDC:Natl Geophysical Data Cntr|*
+NODC:Natl Oceanic Data Cntr
+OAR:Office of Oceanic/Atmospheric Research
NREL:Natl Renewable Energy Lab|*
NSF:Natl Science Foundation|*|NSF Sci-Tech Centers
NTIS:Natl Technical Info Service
ORNL:Oak Ridge Natl Lab|*|Review|Ridgelines|DOE Pulse
+CCS:Cntr for Computational Sciences
+ORISE:Oak Ridge Inst for Science/Education
PNL:Pacific NW Natl Lab|*|TechNotes|Energy Research
PPPL:Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
RFETS:Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site
SNL:Sandia Natl Lab|*|NewsTips|Inside Sandia

AFRL:Air Force Research Lab
+SpaceCommand
+WRS:Wright Research Site
ARL:Army Research Lab
NRL:Naval Research Lab
NRO:Natl Reconnaissance Office
USNO:US Naval Observatory

OSTP:White House Office Science/Technology Policy
HCS:House Committee on Science|*
SCCST:SenateCommitteeOnCommerce,Sci,Trans.|SubCommOnSci,Tech,Space
DOD:Department of Defense|DOD IAC Newsletters
DOE:Department of Energy|*|DOE Labs
+ALRC:Albany Research Cntr
+EIA:Energy Info Admin
+EML:Environmmental Measurements Lab
+ER:Office of Energy Research
+EREN:EnergyEfficiency/RenewableEnergy
+FETC:Federal Energy Technology Cntr
+FFFT:Fast Flux Test Facility
+Pantex
+NBL:New Brunswick Lab
+NV:Nevada Test Site
+SSC:Superconducting Super Collider
EPA:Environmental Protection Agency|*
FEMA:Federal Emergency Management Agency
LOC:Library of Congress|ScienceTracerBullets|Science ReadingRoom
BPA:Bonneville Power Admin
SWPA:Southwestern Power Admin
WAPA:Western Area Power Admin
USGPO:US Government Printing Office
USGS:US Geological Survey
USPTO:US Patent/Trademark Office

University/Misc Laboratory Sci-Tech Research:Up

Universities:*PhysNet:PhysicsWorldwide*|URMA Members'Research Mags
AZ State:ASU Research
Auburn:Physics
Brown:PhysNews|Catalyst
CalTech:News/Info
Cornell:Forefronts|Science/TechnologyMag
+TheoryCenter
Duke:Research|Research
FL State:Research in Review
GA Tech:ResearchHorizons|ResearchNews
Harvard:Science Review
IN Univ:Research&Creative Activity
MI Tech Univ:Research
MIT:TechReview|News|ResearchDigest|Physics
NotreDame:ScienceQuarterly
OH State:Research
OH Univ:Perspectives
PA State:Research
Pittsburgh Supercomputer Cntr:ProjectsSciComputing
Princeton:Princeton Sci-Research
Southern IL Univ.@Carbondale:Perspectives
VA Tech:Research
WA State:Universe
Univ.AZ:Physics Matters|ResearchRpt
Univ.CA@Berkeley:Research
Univ.CA@Davis:PhysicsDeptNews
Univ.CA@Irvine:PressReleases
Univ.CA@SantaCruz:ScienceNotes
Univ.CentralFL:Physics
Univ.CO:ScienceNews
Univ.FL:Explore
Univ.GA:ResearchReporter
Univ.MI:ResearchNews
Univ.NC@Chapel Hill:Endeavors
Univ.OR:Inquiry
Univ.RI GSO:Maritimes
Univ.TN:Explorations
Univ.TX@Houston:ResearchInnovations
Univ.TX:Discovery
Univ.MA:ScienceNews
Univ.Richmond:PhysicsNewsletter
Univ.WI@Milwaukee:ResearchProfile

Other:
Arizona Research Laboratories
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
CERN|ComputingEngineers|CERN Courier|HEPJournal
CSHL:Cold Spring Harbor Lab
DESY-Germany
ELETTRA-Italy
ESnet:Energy Sciences Network
HEP:High Energy Physics|HEP Newsletters
IHEP-China
IN2P3-France
INFN-Italy
Institute for Advanced Study
Jefferson Lab|OnTarget
KEK-Japan
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science
SFI:Santa Fe Institute|SFI Bulletin
SLAC:Stanford Linear Accel Cntr|Beamline|ICFA InstrumentBulletin
TRIUMF-Canada
Weizmann Institute of Science-Israel
Western Research Inst
White Mountain Research Station

Science Companies(*.com):Up
SciResearch
AT&T Research
BellLabs|*
IBM Almaden Research Cntr
IBM Research|*|Projects
Intel|*
Lucent Technologies|*|SciFeatures
MicroSoft
ZyvexNanoTech

SciStuff/Stores
A2Z Science/Learning Store
AmericanScience&Surplus
Bamboole
C&A Scientific
DinoStar
DiscoveryChannelStore
DiscoveryStore
DiscoveryToys
EdmundScientific
FisherScientific
FUNdaMENTALs
Information Unlimited
LearningExpress
LearningResources
LearningSmith
Merlan Scientific
NaturalWonders
NatureCompany
NatureOfThings
NatureStore
NorthStarScience
Omega Scientific
OMSI Science Store
Sargent-Welch VWR
ScienceStuff
ScienceToys
Science U
ScienceKits
ScientificsOnline
SciToys
SciQuest
StoreOfKnowledge
The Science-Store
World of Science

MathStuff
DesignScience
IteratedSystems-Fractals
MathSoft-MathCAD
MathType
MathWorks|MatLab
OriginLab
SigmaPlot
Universal Technical Systems-TK Solver
Waterloo-Maple
Wolfram Research-Mathematica
SciPublishing
Academic Press
Blackwell Science
Britannica Online
CRC Press
Critical Thinking Books/Software
Elsevier Science
ExpertSciBooks
IDEAL Library
IOP:Institute of Physics
John Wiley/Sons
Library of Science
ScienceBooks/Films
SciNewsBooks
SciTechBooks
TELOS:TheElectronicLibraryOfScience
Wiley-VCH
WorldScientific

Other Books
Amazon.Com
Barnes&Noble
Borders
DK Publishing

Other
21st Century Network
101Science
AdeptScience
AGScientific
America's Health Network
Alternative Energy Engineering
Amedeo:MedicalGuide
Bio-Science Research Inst
Brain.com
ChemSpy
Concept+
CORDIS
COS:Community of Science
Debunker
DialogSelect
EdHelper
EducationIndex
ENN:Environmental Science
Ennoventions.com
EPRI:Electric Power Research Inst
ExploreScience
FirstScience
HouseOfBaloney
HowStuffWorks.com
Hpower FuelCells
Hypography Sci-Tech
IBM Patent Server
IdeaChannel
InformationSphere
Inventors Network
Institute Of Science
ISI:Inst for Scientific Info
LabInternet
Last-Word
Learn2
LightSpan
Lockheed Martin Corp
MSI:Molecular Simulations Inc
New-Kewl
Nobel Prizes
Omniseek:Science/Tech
PERMANENT: Asteroids, Space
PlugPower FuelCells
ProfNet
QuantumFields.com
ResearchSystems
Research Unlimited
Resonance Research
RoperScientific
SandLotScience
SciCentral
ScienceBase
Science Cartoons Plus
ScienceConnection
ScienceDirect
Science/Engineering News
ScienceGuide?
ScienceIQ
ScienceMaster
ScienceMatters
ScienceNetLinks
ScienceSpiders
ScienceWeb
ScienceWise
Scientific Endeavors Corp
SciGear
SciMedia
SciNetPhotos
SciQuest
SciSeek
SciSpy
SciStartPage
SciTec, Inc.
SciTech Solutions for Science
SciTecLibrary
Space.com
SpaceAdventures
SpaceDev
Space For Humankind
SpaceNews
SpaceSciNewsNASA
SpaceWeather
Space-Talk
SpaceViews
SpaceZone
Star Trails Society
Strange-Matter Cartoons
Teaching Co.
Teach-nology
TechExpo
TechnoFile
TechWeb
Thoughtventions Unlimited
US Space&Rocket Center
US-Tech
WebMD
WebScienceNews
World-Science
World Wide Inventions

Science Organizations/Museums(*.edu/*.net/*.org):Up
2Think
AAAI:American Assoc Artificial Intelligence
AAAS:American Assoc Advance of Science
AAAS:American Academy Arts&Sciences
AAPM:American Assoc of Physics Medicine
AAPT:American Assoc of Physics Teachers
AAS:American Astronomical Society
ACP:American Center for Physics
ACS:American Chemical Society
ACS:American Crystallographic Soc
ACSH:American Council on Sci & Health
AFFS:Academy for Future Science
AGU:American Geophysical Union
AIA:Archaeological Inst of America
AIAA:American Inst Aeronautics/Astronautics
AIP:American Institute of Physics
AIRI:Assoc Independent Research Institutes
Aleph
AMA:American Medical Assoc
AMS:American Mathematical Society
AMS:American Meteorological Soc
Annual Reviews Inc
ANS:American Nuclear Society
APA:American Philosophical Assoc
APS:American Physical Society
ARL:Assoc Research Libraries
ASA:Acoustical Soc of America
ASI:Artemis Society Intl
ASTC:Assoc Sci-Tech Centers
AstroSociety
AVS:American Vacuum Society
BFI:Buckminster Fuller Inst
BMES:Biomedical Engineering Soc
CAC:CivilianAstroCorps?
CAS:California Academy of Sciences
CESE:Coaliton for Excellence in Sci Educ.
CFI:CenterForInquiry
CREST:Cntr Renew.Energy/Sustain.Tech.
CriticalThinking
CrossRef
DarkSky
DNAfiles
Edge
ELSI:Ethical,Legal,Social Issues in Science
EFS:Educational Field Studies
EI:EngineeringInfo
ENC Online
Energy Sciences Network
EntryPoint
EnviroLink
EPS:European Physical Society
ESF:European Science Foundation
ESTEEM:Education-Sci,Tech,Energy,Engr,Math
EurekAlert
ExpeditionResearch
ExplorersClub
Extropy Inst
FAS:Federation of American Scientists
FLC:Fed.LabConsortium
FMF:FirstMillennialFoundation
FI:Foresight Institute=NanoTech
Fine Structure Constant
France-Science
FuelCells
FutureWatch
GlobaLearn
GreenPeace
GSA:Geological Soc of Amer
Helmholtz Institute for Advanced Research
HighWire Press
IAAA:Intl Assoc of Astrom.Artists
IAMP:Intl Assoc Mathematical Physics
ICSU:Intl Council for Science
IEEE:Institute Electrical/Electronics Engineers
InterJournal
Inventure Place
Island One Society
JREF:James Randi Educational Foundation
LUF:LivingUniverseFoundation
Mars Society
McREL:Mid-continent Regional Educational Lab
MindWire
MRS:Media Resource Service
MMA:Math Assoc of America
MRS:Materials Research Society
NAEYC:Natl Assoc Education Young Children
NanoComputer
NAP:Natl Academy Press
NAS:Natl Academy of Sciences
+NRC:NAS Natl Research Council
NatureQuest Science
NCSA:Natl Cntr Supercomp Apps
NCSE:Natl Cntr for Science Education
Net-Lab
Network Science
NextWave
NIAC:NASA Inst Advanced Concepts
NTA:Natl Technology Alliance
NTTC:Natl Technology Transfer Cntr
NSS:Natl Space Society
NSTA:Natl Sci Teachers Assoc
OdysseyOfMind
OJPS:Online Journal Publishing Service
OSA:Optical Society of America
PIRA:Physics Instr. Resource Assoc
PSI:Polymath Society Intl
RBS:Research for Better Schools
Reason Foundation
Research Corp Foundation
Research Triangle Inst
SAS:Society for Amateur Scientists
SAS:Space Access Society
SchoolWork:Science
ScienceCoalition|OnCampus
Science.Org
ScienceCenter
ScienceExpress
Science-House
ScienceNewsForKids
SciencePage
ScienceService
ScienceWeb
ScienceWorks
SEIA:Solar Energy Indus Assoc
SeniorScientist
SES:Society of Engineering Science
SETI:Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence
SFF:Space Frontier Foundation
+CATS:Cheap Access to Space|Teams
SigmaXi:SciResearch
Singularity Institute for AI
SI:Smithsonian Institution
+MNH:Museum Natural History
+NASM:Natl Air/Space Museum
SIAM:Soc. for Indus./Applied Math
SJC:Science Journalism Cntr
SLN:Science Learning Network
Southern Research Inst
Southwest Research Inst
SOR:Society of Rheology
Space&Robotics
SPIE:Intl Soc Optical Engineering
SPS:Society of Physics Students
SSE:Society for Scientific Exploration
STA:Space Transportation Assoc
StarLab
TeachNet
TGS:The Gravity Society
ThinkQuest
TopScience
TopTenLinks:Science
TPS:The Planetary Society
TryScience
UCS:Union of Concerned Scientists
UNESCO:UnitedNationsEdu/Sci/CultureOrg
URMA:Univ.Research Mag Assoc
USRA:Universities Space Research Assoc
Washington Technology Cntr
WFS:World Future Society
WIPO:World Intell.Prop.Org
X-PRIZE Foundation

ABSW:Assoc British Sci Writers
CSWA:Canadian Science Writers Assoc
DCSWA:DC Sci Writers Assoc
EUSJA:European Union Sci Journalist Assoc
ISWA:Intl Sci Writers Assoc
NASW:Natl Assoc of Science Writers
NCSWA:N California Sci Writers Assoc
NESW:New England Science Writers

*ScienceCenters250+|HandsOnScienceDir*
Discovery Place
Exploratorium
Franklin Institute
SciTrek
Tech Museum of Innovation

Science Sites:Up
21st Century
ABcentral
About.com:Science
Access Excellence:Resource Center
Almanack of Spaceship Earth
Amara's Science Links
Annals of Improbable Research
Antimatter Space Propulsion
Applied Synergetics
Artificial Life Online
Artificial Life:Tierra
Ask an Expert:Science/Technology
AskDrUniverse
Astronautics, Spacecraft Design&Systems
Astro's Science Lab
BellJar-Vacuum
Bethel-Natural Science
BioChemNet:SciNews
BioOnline
Birkhäuser-SciResources
BlowYourMind
Borderlands Of Science-Alternative Physics
Breakthrough
Caroline Thompson's Physics Site
Constants & Equations
Cornell Theory Center Math/Science Gate
Courses/Projects for Gifted&Talented
Dr. Bob's Sci-Tech
Dr. K's Sci-Ed Links!
Dr. Matrix' World of Science
EarthPoetry|Links
Erala:Realm of Science&Health
Eric's TreasureTrove(SciBios)
Electronic Telegraph:Science
Eureka Club
Event-based Science
Exotica:Science
Evolution:Talk.Origins
Funded Phase I Studies
Fun Science Gallery
Frank Potter's Science Gems
Fred'sWorld of Science
Great Thinkers/Visionaries
Hall of Science
How Things Work
IMSEnet Science
InfoMine
Invention Dimension
Inventions&Gizmos
John Maunder Sciences Website
Jonathan's SpaceWeb
LinkLady:Science
MadScientist Net:Ask-A-Scientist
Martindale's RefDesk|Science
McRel:Science
MrC.'s SCIrealm
MyVirtualRefDesk:Science
Nanotechnology
NAS:NanoTech
NASA Observatorium
Netroglycerine:A Place for Learning
PeriodicTableWebElements|Chemicool
PopularizingScience&Technology
Physical Science Concepts
*PowersOfTen*
Rain's Science Realm
RingWorld:Science
SciEd:Science/Math Edu Resource
Science & Art of Skeptical Thought
Science,Physics,Relativity,Faq's&Feedback
Science Club
Science Explorer
ScienceForAll
ScienceFrontiers/Visions
Science in the Realm of the Spirit
Science Hobbyist|CoolSciHotList|K12
SciHotSpots
SciLinks1
SciLinks2
SciLinks3
SciLinks4
SciLinks5
SciLinks6
SciLinks7
SciLinks8
Science Humor Webring|SciJokes|MoreSciJokes
ScienceMatters
ScienceNet
Science Prizes
SciFAQ's
SciencePage!
ScienceQuotes:Jari|Dict|SciQuotes|Gathered
SciResources
ScienceTeaching
ScienceToys
ScienceVisions
ScienceWeb
ScienceWebMovies
Science Whatzit
ScienceWorld-Eric'sTreasureTrove
SeekersOfTruth
SHGC:Stanford Human Genome Cntr
Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
SpaceGate
SpaceOrganizations
SpaceWatch Project
Space Technology Links
StringTheory
Swishweb.com:Sci&Tech
TechnologyNews
*Telson Spur-Snark Hunters*
Terraforming
Theoretical Spacecraft
ThinkQuest
Tom’s Infinite Science Archive
Trek SpaceReport
Voice of the Shuttle:Science,Technology,Culture
Wild Technology Links
World of Richard Dawkins
WWW Virtual Library:SciJournalism+
XploreScience
Yaworks!:Science
ZineZone:Science
Astronomy Pic of Day
Hubble Space Telescope Pics
IBM STM Pics
NASA JPL Pics
Space Image Libraries
news:sci.answers
news:sci.math
news:sci.physics

Best of Science:
BestInsulator/LightestSolid:AeroGels
Strongest/SmallestWire:NanoTubes
MicroMachines:MicroMachines

Physics Sites:Up
General Physics:
About: Physics News
AIP:PhysLinks
APS:Research Journals
C3P--Comprehensive Conceptual Curriculum for Physics
Eric's TreasureTrove(Physics)
Fun Physics
High Energy Physics Info Cntr
HyperPhysics
Internet Physics Resources
John Baez's Papers|Physics
LANL xxx e-print archive
MotionMountain Physics TextBook
New & Alternative Physics
Net Advance of Physics
Nobel Physics Laureates
NYU Physics Courses
Particle Adventure
Physics Depts. Worldwide
PhysicsConstants
PhysicsEd:Physics Education Resources
Physics FAQ
Physics Humor
Physics Laws
Physics News
Physics Online
PhysLINK-Ultimate Physics Resource
Physics Sites
SMILE Physics
TIPTOP:The Internet Pilot to Physics!
VirtualProf.com
WWW Virtual University:Physics

EPR Paradox Links:
David Elm:EPR
Mike Gibbs:Interpretations of QM
Mountain Math Software:EPR
Speed of Light & EPR
Tim Roberts:Quantum Physics/EPR
Relativistic Physics:
Intro to SR
Erk's Relativity Pages
General Relativity&Cosmology*
The Light Cone
Relativistic Quantum Fields*
Relativity & FTL FAQ
Relativity:Bookmarks(huge)
Spacetime Wrinkles
Special Relativity
Tensors and Relativity
Tensors*

Quantum Physics:
Cntr for Quantized Electronic Structures
Cntr for Quantum Computation
Chiao Quantum Group
Fullerene Diffraction
H is for h-bar
IBM Quantum Info
LANL Quantum Info
NewScientist Articles
Particle Beam Phys Lab Quantum Info
Physics of Quantum Info
Quantum Computation Ref
Quantum Dot Cells
Quantum/Atom Optics(huge list)
Quantum Optics(Anton Zeilinger)
Quantum Physics Research
Rice Quantum Inst.
Theoretical Quantum Optics
Visual Quantum Mech

Mathematics Sites:Up
Ask Dr.Math
e-MATH
Fractal Sites+more
The Geometry Center
Integer Sequences
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany/Puzzles
Known Math
Math.com
MathForum
Math in Daily Life
MathPages
MegaMath
Mathematics WWW Virtual Library
MathWorld-Eric's TreasureTrove

Philosophy Sites:Up
Examined Life Journal
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philosophy in Cyberspace
Philosophy:The Integrating Science
PhilosophyOfPhysics
PhilosophyOfScience
PhilosophersMag
PhilosophyNow
RadicalAcademy
SF Quote Collection

Other Sci-Tech /Ref/PseudoSci/? Sites:Up
Chronicle of the Future
Common Sense Science
CRF:ContemporaryRenaissanceFutures
Critiques of Libertarianism (to give an alternate viewpoint)
Father Nature - Sci-Fi Technology
FTL Experiments
IllusionWorks
KeelyNet
LLNL-Lists of lists
Natl Inst for Discovery Science
Saturna Technologies-Cold Fusion
Science&Faith
Science&Religion
Science in the Realm of the Spirit
Science-Spirit
SciFi Resource Guide|SF on Net
Scientology(a cool science name, but from what I have read, it's mostly "expensive" PseudoScience)
StarDrive
StatCodes
Technology CyberTrends
Urban Legends
Y-Files


**Scientific Belief Systems**:Up
Philosophical 'isms' that I partially/mostly agree with w.r.t. economics, ethics, morality, philosophy, politics, religion, society, etc., all based on scientific rationalism. There's a lot of overlap, just as the different fields of science are really specializations using same underlying principles. Also, some of the terms are a bit wider than I agree with, but contain the essential metaphor that I am looking for:
Capitalism/
Entrepreneurism:
Capitalism.org|Capitalism.net
Free-Market.net
NaturalCapitalism
American Enterprise Inst
Competitive Enterprise Inst
Trade, especially free trade with no tricks, is by far more profitable than war, for all involved.
Competition in the marketplace advances the progress of humankind.
True progress comes from lifting oneself up, not from being pushed up by others.
Initiation of force should be the last resort, and for self-defense only. Try Peace before War.
Art, music, cuisine, etc. are only possible when one doesn't worry about the next meal all the time. Capitalism is the only system that is truly fair and egalitarian - everything based on actual merit.
Capitalism comes naturally from the simple concept of self-ownership. Each individual owns their own body, their own time, their own productivity, the fruits of their own labors. Everything else is a freely-made contract between individuals. Other political/economic systems may look prettier on the surface, but no other system so far discovered or invented is realistic or fair to all...
Darwinism/
Evolutionism:
Darwin Day
Evolutionary Theory
EvolutionaryBiology
EvolutionRing
EvolutionHappens
Get-A-Life?|Talk.Origins
Adapt or die...things do change. However, this is not really as harsh as it sounds...
Evolution promotes creativity and adaptability rather than stagnation. Experience the diversity it brings. Evolution occurs not only in a genetic (DNA) context, but in the form of memes for ideas, languages, concepts, technology, & culture. You can ride a good meme a long way.
Evolution is the simple result of competitive replicator theory. Despite what many may think, simple, mindless repetition with or without mistakes can build structures of enormous complexity.
Consider: the amazing complexity of the fractal Mandlebrot set is given by: zn+1=zn2+c.
Simple rules * endless repetition --> complex structure. That is evolution.
The secret of Life itself is founded on this. Nothing more is necessary.
Arguments about how improbable it is for life to emerge this way are disputed thusly: here we are... If you have a better explanation for how, then show some proof.
(Soft)
Determinism:
DeterminismDef
Soft-Determinism
Nature of Freewill
FreeWill&Determinism
FreeWill-Determinism
Although we are made of quantum legos, ultimately obeying deterministic evolutionary laws; moral responsibility and free-choice/free-will are valid and necessary concepts, although perhaps not quite in the same way as you might believe. Just because one's fate is determined, doesn't mean that one has to be a fatalist - you don't know for sure what is going to happen; only the Universe as a whole "knows" that. We have a "virtual" sense of free-will, just like we have "virtual" senses of awareness, consciousness, and sentience - all are the synergistic, emergent expressions that occur when lots of quantum stuff works together to make that which we call life.  What is called "free-will" is an excellent approximation to what we "sense".
Eclecticism: Eclecticism
Tolerance
Moderation
Open-mindedness
Free-Thought
Eventually, the rational philosophical systems will be integrated and united in the same way that the sciences have been; i.e. simply seen as different aspects of the same underlying principles.
You're not the only one with a good idea...and a good idea is good regardless of its source.
Life is an open system, with wonders to be found in many different viewpoints.
Be tolerant of others alternative views...learn positive things from everyone and everything.
It is possible for different peoples to live together in peace...
Cooperation of differences leads to success for all. Together we Stand, United we Advance.
Diversity makes life interesting; everything the same is boring.
However, not be tolerated are those that preach hatred, fear, lies, or injustice, let them experience what they preach. Tolerate only that which does not harm yourself or others. Make no deals with your enemies. Fight for what is right, and when fighting, fight to win.
Moderation of extremes of all types leads to a harmonious life...
Globalism:   Like it or not, we are a global society. Local actions have global consequences. The world is becoming a smaller, more intimate place; this is a good thing. It allows interactions between different cultures, each learning from the other. Some people say that all this mixing will destroy some cultures. That may be, but it will create new ones as well. This is simple evolution; and dynamic changing cultures are stronger and more vibrant than static ones. Museums exist to preserve the memory of the things that don't evolve. Even in a global world, there is plenty of room for regional dialects to form. Instead of trying to close off the borders of your own little world, embrace the fact that we are a global society, and take advantage of it. Otherwise, go live in your own cave, don't try to put everyone else in caves. To the anti-globalization crowd: you are fighting a losing battle for a concept that simply won't work. Get or make a better job for yourself. Nothing static lasts forever.
Heroism/
Self-Actualization/
Self-Realization:
  Heroes are those individuals who go against the odds and achieve/actualize their potentials. Every person is capable of being a hero, they simply have to do their best. These are the explorers, the inventors, the great thinkers, those who conceive of a world that is better than now, and then make it so. This is not to say that heroes are without fault, but the great heroes are those that will correct their faults.
The greatest tragedy is when great heroes fall... May their spirits and memories live forever.
(Secular)
Humanism/
Existentialism:
SecularHumanism
ProgressiveHumanism
AHA
HumanistNetProject
GreatLakes Humanists Society
You can and should be moral without a divine command, simply because it's the right/rational thing to do. Free-trading, secular individuals can accomplish anything, including making their own moral code to live by. Humanists have done more for civil rights than any religious group.
"Live and let live" - "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" -these are universal.
Be productive, creative, compassionate, question everything, and enjoy your life...
This is a belief system that is totally internally consistent, unlike most religious belief systems.
"Knowledge from Science, Inspiration from Art, Motivation from Compassion."
Everyone has individual, intrinsic self-worth, you don't need a "holy" book to get it,... or remove it... Let every person use their creativity and compassion, and the world will become better.
The major religions have held back civil liberties and equality for all more than any other group ever throughout history, as well as having been the cause of most bloodshed. Basically, they are divisive entities, drawing lines between those that are in the group and everybody else.
(Rugged)
Individualism/
Egoism:
Individualism
Liberty & Self-Responsibility
Self-Ownership
Freedom Technology Resource Directory
Everyone should be responsible and accountable for their own actions.
Given this, whatever you do is your own business as long as it harms nobody else.
You don't need anyone or anything, other than yourself, to control your actions or thoughts. It's called self-discipline and self-reliance. Is it easy? No. Is it worth the effort? Absolutely yes!
The very simple purpose of life is to live and create meaning for your life.
Have fun, do good, and stop being depressing for the rest of us. :-)
Own yourself, and no one else. Be owned by no one else. Self-reliance is a virtue.
Altruism is truly altruism only when it is voluntary. Current day "mandatory volunteerism" is nonsense. An egoist who "gives" is truly giving. The same cannot be said of others.
Your duty to others consists only in your own self-obligation to others, not to another's will.
All the frivolous lawsuits going around are not result of true, responsible egoists; they are the result of short-sighted people who are not taking responsibility for themselves, and they are creating a society in which all people are becoming slaves to one another.
Coffee is usually hot, don't spill it on yourself - duh! The entire world is now paying for this stupidity. The lawyers need to realize that their seemingly local actions can have catastrophic consequences. Promote responsibility, not a quick buck!
If you are poor, fat, lazy, ignorant, chain-smoking, drunken, addicted, or a slob - it is because you choose to be. It is your own problem, not someone else's. If you want to improve yourself, then get a job, eat right, work out, study, quit smoking, quit drinking, quit whatever, and clean yourself up. Take a lesson from the handicapped people who have alternate ways of doing things. Helen Keller, both blind and deaf, learned how to communicate and became a positive role model for others. How you choose to live is how you live; and you and only you are the one who can change how you live. It doesn't take divine guidance, a 12-step program, or a law suit: it takes a choice that only you can make. Be self-reliant and responsible to be truly free.
(Conservative/Classical)
Liberalism:

Original Definition: favoring individual freedom and non-revolutionary reform; broad minded or tolerant; relating to the cultivation of general knowledge and the humanities; rejecting authoritarian government and defending freedom of speech, association, and religion, and the right to own property. 1) Individuals free to pursue their own interests, as long as they don't interfere with the rights of others. 2) Individuals allowed to earn as much money as they want, and to spend it as they desire. 3) Individuals should not expect either government aid or inhibition in the pursuit of their desires, as such interference only destroys individual initiative and creates indolence.

NOT the current view of those who want big government, those looking for free hand-outs and believing that they deserve something for nothing, or anybody else who spouts nonsense and ignorance. Society owes you only what you give it. It is your obligation to feed yourself. The government simply has the responsibility to defend its citizens against threat.
Libertarianism/
FreeThought:
Libertarianism|Self-Government
Libertarians
Cato Inst.
Future of Freedom Foundation
A good government exists to serve the individual, not the other way around.
A true, rational-based government's only necessary purpose is to provide individuals:
(1) the ability to be responsible for themselves as self-owning individuals, and 
(2) the ability to protect themselves from those who act irresponsibly.
Given that, people should then sink or swim on their own...
People can always pay for swimming lessons!...or teach others to swim if they so desire...
Remember, liberty is not complete freedom to do anything, it is the freedom to be responsible.
And yes, it is the duty of our government to defend its citizenry against the terrorists, extremist fanatics, and irrational dictators who declare their hatred for us and threaten to blow us up!
Merit-ism:   To earn, deserve, warrant, based on the actual facts of a legal matter; based on value, excellence, or superior quality; the intrinsic right or wrong of any matter.
Decisions where a choice between individuals must be made, should be based on the merits of the individuals, not on side issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, etc. It is nice to have diversity, but it is not the primary issue. The primary issue is to get the best person for a particular job.
Naturalism: NaturalismDef
Naturalism|Spirituality
ImpersonalUniverse
The REAL world, here and now, is ALL that you get - live well and do good.
I have yet to experience anything that requires a supernatural explanation.
If anyone has really experienced a "true miracle", please let me know. Otherwise...
Seek truth and avoid falsity via science and math, all else is fantasy.
The human-made "miracles" of modern science, physics, and mathematics beautifully provide a darn good model of the universe, and it only gets better with age. No religious view is even close.
One can still "connect" with the universe in a "spiritual", but naturalistic way - try scientific pantheism!
Have you truly evaluated your own belief system, or are you just following your parents footsteps?
Objectivism: Tenets|AynRand|NathanielBranden
ObjectivismToday
ObjectivistCenter
Objectivism
ObjRing
Guide|Dangers
DailyObjectivist
Existence and consciousness exist. Reason and rational self-interest are virtues. Free trade.
"I am; therefore, I will think." -- I like that, an interesting twist on rationalism!
Inside of every living being is a hero, one just has to believe in oneself and use one's wits.
However, extremes can be irrational-choose tolerance and patience if you want your philosophy to spread and grow-Remember, Objectivism is within reach to anyone who wants to be rational. It is not necessary to be "officially sanctioned" by elitists, just use your own brain and be rational. The basics of this philosophy are right on track. Just don't go extreme.
Rand's theory of concept-formation is definitely worth reading.
Optimism: DynamicOptimism? "Always look at the bright side of life"... Yeah, there is some bad stuff in everyone's life, but don't dwell on it... I guarantee you that there is a lot of good stuff that is much more interesting, and definitely more fun. Live while you have life. You'll be dead for a lot longer... :-) Create something that will outlive you. Optimism says that tomorrow always has the possibility of being better than today, and much better than yesterday. Simply learn from the past, live well in the present, strive for a better future. Pessimism will gain you nothing, and it annoys everybody else...so quit it, or at least keep it to yourself. If you are "just sick and tired of blah, blah, blah", then go take a nap. I'm not listening to it anymore and maybe you'll wake up happier...
(Scientific/Natural)
Pantheism/
Cosmotheism:
PantheismDef
Scientific Pantheism
Naturalistic Pantheism
Pantheist Age
Pantheist.net|Pantheism.net
Pantheist-Index
Pantheist Humanism
Encyclopedia:Pantheism
Einstein's Pantheism
Phoenix Pantheism
Sci-Pan FAQ
(God=Universe=Laws of Nature): Spirituality and science can happily and mutually coexist.
That which others believe is "god/goddess", we call the universe and the laws of nature.
This religion/philosophy is much more positive and healthy for this world, and the people in it, than any other that I have studied. I think that I can safely say that no one has been killed in the name of Pantheism. Can any other religion make that claim? Salvation is a path for this world, not another. Pantheism is a step above atheism, open to greater possibilities, and a lot more fun. Pantheism allows for the expression of a natural spirituality that pure atheism lacks. It allows for a feeling of connectedness with the universe as a whole which does not need a supreme being.
Many of the ideas of paganism and New Age thinking are similar, although I would only agree with the ones that are actually scientifically verifiable. However, I remain open to the possibility of conversion to Jedi Knight. "May the force be with you!" ;-)
Physicalism/
(Physical)
Materialism
PhysicalismDef Very similar to naturalism. Basically the universe is composed of actual, physical, material stuff, as opposed to supernatural, magical, or divine stuff. The closest thing to supernatural might be a black hole... created when "god" divides by zero. ;-) Of course, Einstein/Hawking provide the natural/physical explanation via General Relativity/Quantum Mechanics -->Math + Science rule!
(Mathematical/Natural)
Platonism:
Philosophy of Mathematics
Computational Platonism
What is Mathematics?
Mathematics/mathematical-entities are universal/eternal structures of the universe which can be discovered, but not "created", by sentient beings - in exactly the same manner that the universe itself is universal/eternal, independently of human thought, opinion, or existence.
This could be called mathematical realism. Likewise, this mathematical structure plays a great role in the ability of science to model the universe successfully. Mathematics is truly the language of the universe. Simple repetition, counting: 1,2,3,... gives worlds of complexity capable of self-introspection.
Learn to speak mathematics, and you will be able to converse with reality...
Progressivism/
Futurism:
Sustained Human Progress
Humans&Tech:Symbiotic Life
Lifeboat Foundation
FutureStudies
Technology got us this far, and it can take us to the stars and beyond...life is really much nicer WITH technology. To anyone who disagrees, I suggest trying to live without ANY technology for a couple of weeks. Please let me know how long you last, and did you enjoy it...
Technology used wisely is a candle in the dark: the brighter the flame, the further one can see...
If you aren't part of the future, then get out of the way, we are coming through!
Sidenote: There are very few things so "perfect" that they cannot be improved... Beware anything which claims that it is totally without error. The only such thing that I trust is mathematics that can be derived from 1,2,3...
(Scientific)
Rationalism:
Science
CriticalThinking
Rationalism
Evolution gave you a brain, USE IT, don't waste it. "I think; therefore, I am."
Knowledge is power, Wisdom is the responsible use of it. One should balance the other.
Rational thought uses both. Religious fundamentalism uses neither.
Seek Truth, Avoid Falsity:
to achieve these goals, one should believe that Anything Is Possible but Doubt Everything.
Only by using both concepts together in the light of reason does one gain knowledge and wisdom. Use of either one exclusively leads to dangerous extremes.
Be curious and full of wonder.
(CommonSense)
Realism
/
Pragmatism:
MonoRealism
PragmaticRealism
Simple...Reality exists. Monorealism is very similar to Objectivism, basically logical extensions on naive and critical realism - the idea that "stuff" really exists, independently of human thought or activity. It is a practical understanding and acceptance of the actual nature of the world, rather than an idealized or romantic view of it. The universe would still exist if there were no people around to look at it. I agree with pragmatism in the sense that you should generally go with what works. If you study the universe, you will find out what works. However, unlike philosophical pragmatism, I believe that there are fundamental principles that people are capable of discovering. Basically, this is just ordinary common sense, for those people that actually bother to use it.
*Science*:
=======
*Reason*:
EventLoc[you]=(c*now, here)
:-)
ScienceDef
John's Science + Math
Science: a rational, self-correcting, progressive belief system that makes verifiable, repeatable, & accurate predictions, as well as providing a coherent model of how the universe works. It demands the use of rational, critical thought & analysis. It is self-correcting in the sense that new data can force the theory to modify itself to take into account both old and new data, usually extending the power of the theory in the process. It is progressive in the sense that it becomes a closer approximation to reality with each increase in scientific knowledge. Consider this: only science has been able to accurately predict previously unknown phenomena - lasers, antimatter, black holes, weak bosons, atomic power, quantum computing, etc. All of these were unseen & unknown, then predicted by theoretical science, and only afterwards discovered experimentally.
Science models reality better than any other belief system.
It denies prayer, faith, or mysticism as a useful means of gaining secular knowledge.
Scientific rationalism is the basis of all the connected philosophies listed here.
Scientism: ScientismDef The view that methods of the natural sciences can/should be applied to any subject matter.
Basically, this is a view based on empirical evidence and realistic pragmatism. Science and math work. They are predictive, accurate, repeatable, verifiable, can be used by anyone who chooses to use their brain, etc. No other explanatory system comes close...
Secularism/
Agnosticism/
Atheism:
FreeThinkers/Infidels
American Atheists
Rationalists
Be concerned with THIS LIFE, it's the ONLY ONE that you, or anyone else, has.
Get it right the first and only time. No extended play with more quarters...and no restart button.
If you really want to see heaven, then we mortal humans must create it right here and now, on earth and in this universe...using the natural beauty and abundance of the world and the wondrous art, music, technology, innovation, creativity, ingenuity, etc. that people are capable of when inspired. Heaven is the act of achievement of a hard-working, smart-working visionary.
Self-Discipline: Responsibility/Self-Discipline I consider this one of the most important philosophies to follow. Everyone should use their own brains and control themselves. Willpower, self-control, self-respect, self-esteem, self-reliance, belief-in-oneself, responsibility. Morality starts with these, and ends with their absence...
Many of the life-enhancing (as opposed to aggressive) martial arts and yogas support this view.
(Scientific)
Skepticism:
James Randi Edu Foundation
Penn & Teller
Ontario Skeptics
Skeptics Society
Skeptics Dictionary
Skeptic News
CSICOP|SkepticalInquirer
A healthy dose of this (pragmatic skepticism) will keep the charlatans away.
Not to be confused with the extreme philosophical position of not believing anything on principle, which is a useless position to hold.  I refute it thusly, *ouch* (stubbing my toe in the process...)
If something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Case in point, the .com bubble. Lots of people, including me, got burned on that one. Remember, there is no replacement for smart/hard work and practice, practice, practice; beware the "easy" road.
"If it seems too good to be true: then read the fine print..."
Reality rewards dedication and constant effort, not hope or hype. Use your brain.
Basically, this is just more ordinary common sense, for those people that actually bother to use it.
TransHumanism/
Extropianism:
Extropy Institute|Max More
Extropy Online|Principles
PostHuman
TransHumanism
World TransHumanist Assoc.
TransHumanism.com
Transcendo|Transcendo>H-Links
Be all that you can be...and more! Achieve, Create, Exceed! "To Infinity...and Beyond!"
We are rushing toward the future at an exponential rate...get ready for an awesome ride!
Hyper-intelligent AI, genetic manipulation, nanotech marvels, fantastic science!
Start with secular humanism as a base, and then add extreme cutting-edge technology and its incredible possibilities. Life is fun, live it so!
BEST DO IT SO! Boundless Expansion, Self-Transformation, Dynamic Optimism, Intelligent Technology, Spontaneous Order.
 
Anti-Terrorism/
Anti-Tyrant-ism/
Anti-Fanaticism/
Anti-Fundamentalism/
Anti-Extremism/
Anti-Nihilism/
Anti-Hate:
A terrorist is anyone who purposefully targets/murders an innocent. Terrorism cannot be justified from any rational basis. It is basically the extremist antithesis of just about every belief system listed above. (It does not believe in free-trade, tolerance, humanism, rights of the individual, objective thought, progressivism, rationality, etc.) It usually claims fundamental religious justification, but basically it is just pure hatred. Any person who commits a terrorist act has, by action, given up any rights accorded to rational living beings, and should be immediately removed from this existence. In my book, a terrorist is a basic, working-definition of evil. I cannot think of a single example of when a terrorist action has created anything positive. It causes only death, destruction, strife, and grief. Grow up you idiots! - join civilization with the rest of us: it's a better, nicer place than anything that you believe in. And remember, your closely-held, fundamentalist beliefs do not bother others, it is your unacceptable, extremist behavior that is the problem. Hate groups/terrorist groups are simply regressive pools of stupidity, nothing positive can come from them.

In the current era, the personal power available to any given individual is great and growing, and the personal responsibility accepted by the given individual is low and declining. It is vitally important that there be a balance of responsibility and power. "With great power comes great responsibility". He with great power and no responsibility is a tyrant. We as a society need to prevent and punish those who would misuse their power, those who would act irresponsibly. It is not possible, or desirable, to halt the march of technological progress that leads to this power. However, it is necessary to create safeguards that prevent the misuse of technological power. One of the best ways would be to implement programs that promote the self-responsibility of the individual. For example, get rid of all "I'm suing you because I (can't = won't) accept responsibility for my own stupid actions" type lawsuits. Also, a strong emphasis on defensive technology and passively-safe technology should be encouraged. Technology is not the blame, it is the poor morality of those using it that needs to be corrected.

If anyone has comments/suggestions about these scientific belief systems, please email John.


Science Reading/Watching List:Up
Some of the books that I highly recommend concerning computers, physics, math, science, technology, philosophy, space, & the future...
101 Things You Don't Know About Science...
& 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About Science
& anything else by Trefil
James Trefil Like the titles say...
Age of Spiritual Machines, The Ray Kurzweil When computers exceed human intelligence...
Artificial Life Steve Levy It is already here... cool!
Atlas Shrugged
& The Fountainhead
& any Objectivism Philosophy titles
Ayn Rand All about Objectivism
Brief History of Time, A
& The Universe in a Nutshell
Stephen Hawking Extreme borderlands of science explained
Chaos
& Genius
& anything else by Gleick
James Gleick Chaos --> really deterministic randomness...
Code Book, The
& Fermat's Enigma
Simon Singh History of encryption
History of Andrew Wiles' quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem
both are really gripping and full of interesting details
Cuckoo's Egg, The Cliff Stoll Tracking a cyber-hacker
Demon-Haunted World, The
& anything else by Sagan
Carl Sagan Science over superstition
Engines of Creation K. Eric Drexler NanoTechnology
Eudaemonic Pie, The Thomas A. Bass Physics meets Las Vegas
Flesh and Machines Rodney A. Brooks Robots are coming... when will they surpass us? Hopefully we can merge!
Free Space Brad Linaweaver & Edward E. Kramer
(editors)
Sci-Fi Libertarianism
From Newton to Mandlebrot Dietrich Stuaffer & H.Eugene Stanley A good physics review
From Quarks to the Cosmos Leon M. Lederman & David N. Schramm From small to big, it's all connected
Genome Matt Ridley We are our genes...
Greatest Inventions of the Past 2000 Years, The
& The Next Fifty Years: Science in the 1st Half of the 21st Century
John Brockman
(editor)
Humans are really clever...Excellent
Great short essays by top scientists
Immortality Ben Bova Biotech future
Indistinguishable From Magic Robert L. Forward High Technology
It Must Be Beautiful:
Great Equations of Modern Science
Graham Farmelo
(editor)
The Beauty of Mathematics and Science
Mad About Physics: Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities Christopher P. Jargodzki & Franklin Potter Wow! Really cool stuff in here, including some stuff that I am just going to have to try it to believe it - also lots of really good science quotes
Meme Machine, The Susan Blackmore Genes+Memes is all there is...
Millennial Project, The Marshall T. Savage That is an awesome vision!
Mind Over Matter: Conversations with the Cosmos K.C. Cole Some poetic science descriptions
Moment of Proof, The: Mathematical Epiphanies Donald C. Benson Excellent! A great problem-solving reference
No Sense of Obligation:
Science and Religion in an Impersonal Universe
Matt Young
his summary
Some excellent points about the way science works & the improbability of a deity; very interesting but short commentary on the nature of determinism/free-will & alternate interpretations of quantum mechanics. While Matt's succeeds in his main goal of showing the "creator of the universe" hypothesis highly unlikely; the accurate, detailed descriptions of science and its methods are the book's strongest points. Check it out to see why the universe has "no sense of obligation".

Letting the book speak for itself:
pg.4-5 "Science is empirical; that is, it is based on observation. In science, observation leads to hypothesis and hypothesis to testing. When hypotheses are uncontradicted after many tests, they are generally regarded as established facts. For precisely that reason, science has a greater claim to dependability and objectivity than other belief systems... This statement is true because scientists do not assume that their theories are correct but rather test their theories in the real world. Science is self correcting; it not only recognizes its own mistakes, but actively looks for them and tries to correct them. That is, scientists draw conclusions from the available facts and modify their ideas when new facts are discovered. Scientists do not choose a hypothesis and assume that it is true; rather, they seek the best among competing hypotheses."
Probable Tomorrows Marvin Cetron & Owen Davies  
QED
& Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman
& anything else by Feynman
Richard Feynman Simplicity yields complexity
Quantum Universe, The Tony Hey & Patrick Walters Nice overview of quantum theory
Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind Hans Moravec We are evolving the race which will replace us...
Selfish Gene, The
& The Extended Phenotype
& anything else by Dawkins
Richard Dawkins Darwinism
Science and Religion, Are They Compatible? Paul Kurtz (editor) A must read for anybody who wants to be rational...
Skeptic's Dictionary, The Robert Todd Carroll A must read for anybody who wants to be rational...
Spike, The Damien Broderick Amazing! The Spike is coming...!
Starflight Handbook, The Eugene Mallove & Gregory Matloff Wow! Let's build a starship...
Symmetry in Chaos: A Search for Pattern in Mathematics, Art and Nature Michael Field & Martin Golubitsky The patterns of nature are reality
Theories of Everything
& Pi in the Sky
& The Book of Nothing
& anything else by Barrow
John D. Barrow Excellent & thought-provoking
Virtue of Prosperity, The Dinesh D'Souza Progress through capitalism
Visions
& Einstein's Cosmos
& anything else by Kaku
Michio Kaku Future according to science
Why People Believe Weird Things... Michael Shermer Healthy, practical skepticism

In addition, here are some good, or at least interesting/entertaining, "science/scientist/intellect/thinker as hero" type movies/TV.
Remember, hardly any movie has realistic science or mathematics. Most of these are science-fiction...
Apollo 13
Back to the Future series
Beautiful Mind, A
Castaway
Contact
Core, The
Edge, The (1997)
Enigma
Fat Man and Little Boy
Fountainhead, The
Gattaca
Good Will Hunting
Infinity
Inherit the Wind
I.Q.
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Johnny Quest-TV series
Jules Verne inspired movies
Junkyard Wars-TV series
MacGyver-TV series
Manhattan Project, The
Medicine Man
Mercury Rising
October Sky
Outbreak
Phenomenon
Pirates of Silicon Valley, The
Real Genius
Revenge of the Nerds
Sneakers
Space Camp
Space Cowboys
Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan
Tron
Twelve Monkeys
Wargames
Zero Effect, The

and of course, The Science Channel, Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, PBS, etc. are good places for real science on occasion.


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Jankoe
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King Goeroge V Science Dept
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Rob's Links
Science Resources
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von Florian
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