SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH

SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH

INTRODUCTION
Please, choose a link from a list of websites below and click on it. By clicking on the website links, you will open new windows.

LINKS
Science at NASA. The Science at NASA websites' stories range from astronomy and astrophysics to living in space to Earth science to physical sciences and biology. From microscopic scale, to human scale, to astronomical scale, NASA science covers them all!

The WHY Files. The mission of The Why Files is to explore the science, math and technology behind the news of the day, and to present those topics in a clear, accessible and accurate manner. The website's team is based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but The Why Files covers science at all institutions that engage in scientific exploration and discovery.

Science Daily. ScienceDaily is one of the most popular science news websites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators, and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience. The website offers its readers the depth and breadth of breaking news about the latest scientific discoveries in a user-friendly format - all freely accessible with no subscription fees.

New Scientist. New Scientist is aimed at those who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences. The website includes news and features, engaging headlines, fascinating stories and amazing facts, delivered through the latest news slots, in-depth articles, video, blogs and commenting. New Scientist explains why a development is significant as well as putting social and cultural context around it, delivering more insight than any other current affairs or science source.

Scientific American. Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology since 1845. Scientific American launched its website in March 1996. The site has grown into a dynamic resource that includes select articles from current and past issues, online-only features, daily news, topic-driven blogs, podcast series, and a video directory. Visitors to the site also have access to Science Jobs, the career board for professionals in the science and technology industries; Scientific American Digital, which houses downloadable issues of the magazine from 1993 to the present; newsletters, RSS feeds and much more.

Nova. This site, from the Nova program produced by the Public Broadcasting System in the U.S., contains lots of information about various scientific topics. NOVA is the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.

The Nobel Prize. Nobelprize.org is the official website of the Nobel Foundation. Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games, and more.

Live Science. A great website giving frequently updated news stories about research in different areas of science.

Earth Science World. This site, from the American Geological Institute, provides news and other information about various aspects of Earth Science.

Dictionaries of Special Subjects. A long list of dictionaries of various subjects.

Free Online Dictionary of Computing. FOLDOC is a computing dictionary. It includes acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything you might expect to find in a computer dictionary.

English for Nurses and Medical Professionals. These pages at EnglishClub.com can help nurses, doctors, pharmacists, paramedics, receptionists, specialists, or those who volunteer. They will help learn some basic English expressions and vocabulary related to the medical field.

International Society for Technology in Education. A nonprofit professional organization with a world-wide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology.

Science and Nature at BBC. News and programs about science and nature, plus animal guides and facts about global warming, space exploration, prehistoric life, etc.

Medical English Resources. Englishmed.com is an initiative of Elanguest sponsored by the European Union's Leonardo Da Vinci project. You will find thousands of exercises, and over 1.5 hours of spoken conversations on this site.

Sciencia.org. Sciencia.org is a social network offering you the very latest news headlines, references and resources from science journals, books and websites worldwide. There are currently several hundred thousand stories placed in over seventy categories, a content base that is steadily growing. Sciencia.org covers news in all fields of the basic and applied life sciences (biology), the earth sciences (geography), chemistry, the health sciences, engineering, mathematics, and sciences associated with business and society.

Discover Magazine. Discover is a science magazine that publishes articles about science for a general audience.

United States Science Initiative. Selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.

Science Portal at Wikipedia.org. Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly-editable model. Its science portal covers all fields of natural, social, and applied sciences.