Course outline

Texts

Study guides

Science after Newton
web links


 
 
 
 
 
 

HSCI 3013 
History of Science to the Age of Newton

 

Robert Hatch's Scientific Revolution site

http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/ufhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/

An extremely useful site by a distinguished historian of science. Supplement Hatch's bibliograpies by consulting the History of Science, Technology and Medicine database.

University of Oklahoma Image Galleries

http://hos.ou.edu/galleries/

This site offers full digital versions of many of the books we will be talking about. Note that it is divided by centuries. First find the century a particlur book was published, then select the author from the list on thenext page.

Dennis Duke's Ancient Planetary Models Animations

http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~dduke/models

Go to this site for detailed animations of many astronomical models from antiquity through the Renaissance. Pick the version that will work best in your web browser.

 

Sites about important individuals


Andreas Vesalius

http://vesalius.northwestern.edu/

Images and translations from Vesalius' 1543 book on human anatomy. Like several of the sites listed on this page, new material is added periodically.

Copyright© 2003 by Daniel Garrison, Malcolm Hast and Northwestern University. Web site © 2003 Garrison, Hast, Northwestern. Text © 2003 Garrison and Hast. Digitized graphics © 2003 Garrison.

Material on this site may be used for personal or non-profit educational purposes. The text and images, graphics, and other associated files on this site may not be copied, downloaded, presented inline (or online) on any other site or otherwise redistributed or copied without express written permission.

Tycho Brahe

http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/tycho/index.htm

A exhibit of pictures about the life, work and influence of Tycho Brahe at the University of Oxford Science Museum.
 
Detailed pictures of Tycho's instruments are available at:

http://www.kb.dk/elib/lit/dan/brahe/index-en.htm

Galileo Galilei

http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/

The Galileo Project is a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time. Authors:  Albert Van Helden, Elizabeth Burr (Rice University, USA)
 
 
Isaac Newton
 
http://www.newtonproject.ic.ac.uk/

Housed at Imperial College, London, the Newton Project aims at nothing less than making all Newton's published and unpublished writings available on the web.
 

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