The Hypatia Institute A website dedicated to gender equity for women in physics with science history links, science poetry, how to find a supportive physics dept., grade your physics dept., telementoring links, career advice, surveys, and news.
Newton's Universe A
collection of biographies of scientists and mathematicians plus some useful related
'The strength and weakness of physicists is that we believe in what we can measure. And if we can't measure it, then we say it probably doesn't exist. And that closes us off to an enormous amount of phenomena that we may not be able to measure because they only happened once. For example, the Big Bang. ... That's one reason why they scoffed at higher dimensions for so many years. Now we realize that there's no alternative... '