The Culture of ScienceThe Nature of Scientific Knowledge

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne Egger, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe

Information on the probe and its data collection activities.

The Expanding Universe

From the American institute of Physics' "Ideas of Cosmology" series. Historical information about the Theories of a Static Universe.

Universe 101

From NASA, a discussion on the age of the Universe and the Big Bang Theory.

Classics

Reflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu

The original paper (Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire and on Machines Fitted to Develop that Power) by Sadi Carnot, in French.

On the Moving Force of Heat...

Clausius' original text, On the Moving Force of Heat, and the Laws regarding the Nature of Heat itself which are deducible therefrom, courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Einstein's Relativity: The Special and General Theory

News & Events

Darkness on the Edge of the Universe

Op-Ed in the New York Times by Brian Greene.

Research

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

Doppler Shift Demonstration

From the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, an animation of how the Doppler effect works.

Galactic Redshift Simulator

From the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, an interactive animation of redshift.

Science is the process of separating the probably true from the demonstrably false.
~E. P. Hubble to V. M. Slipher, March 6, 1953, LOA