Weekly Science News
The science and technology of our world
change so rapidly that it's hard to keep pace. This
month's Spotlight features websites that can help.
If you're a science educator, or even if you
just have a casual interest in science, you'll want to
check these websites each week. All of them feature
concise summaries of the latest developments, which you'll
find easy to read and understand.
The Spotlight list will become a
available from The Franklin Institute Science
Museum's homepage anytime. Keep in touch.
- The American
Physical Society - What's New?
- The American Physical Society posts news updates
relating to science each week. The updates are concise and
easy to read. Archives of previous updates are also available.
Excellence - What's News?
- Science Updates, News Makers, and Factoids are regular
features from the Access Excellence weekly science news.
Their content relates most to biological sciences.
- Images of the day, information on astronomical events,
recent press releases, the space calendar, and updates on
current/upcoming shuttle missions are just a few
highlights of this fantastic site of useful space science resources.
Philadelphia Inquirer Health and Science News
- Take a science-related news or feature story from "The
Philadelphia Inquirer," add the vast collection of science
resources on the Web, and you get a robust source of
current science information.
of Energy News Briefs
- "News you can use." Weekly energy-related developments
are provided in concise, easy to read summaries.
Weekly Seismicity Reports
- The weekly reports contain detailed information on
earthquakes in Northern California and other large
earthquakes in the US and around the World.
- USGS Volcano Watch
- Volcano Watch is a weekly newsletter for the general
public published by the US Geological Survey's Hawaiian
Volcano Observatory (HVO). It is addressed to residents of
the Big Island of Hawai`i, but many articles are of
Developments in Science and Technology
- Concise weekly summaries of developments related to
all fields of science and technology help to keep you
informed in our rapidly-changing world.
Science News List
- The National Association of Scholars presents randomly-ordered
topics reflecting the myriad views held about
science and technology in today's society--both within
academe and without.
- Biomedicine and Health in "The New York Times"
- The University of Connecticut Health Center provides
quick access to the biomedical, scientific and health
journal literature referenced in "The New York Times."
Each newspaper article is briefly summarized and
accompanied by the complete citation to the article.
- NewsFile ... CW
- If it's happening in health science, it's updated
here. This weekly health information service provides
comprehensive health news.
Week in Science from Science Magazine
- These short, understandable summaries of news from the
weekly journal "Science" are a must-read for anyone
interested in current scientific research.
- Sky &
Telescope's Weekly News Bulletin
- If it happens in the sky, or through a telescope, the
weekly news bulletin from Sky & Telescope magazine will
show it to you. Keep up with stellar activities.
Science - Science News at a Glance
- ION Science is a monthly magazine devoted to keeping
an eye on and making sense of the latest news and trends
in science and nature. ION
Science will demystify complex topics, because you
shouldn't have to be a rocket scientist to gain insight
into the natural world.
Weekly Space Report
- Jonathan's Space Report describes all space launches,
including both piloted missions and automated satellites.
If you need current space mission information, Jonathan
provides the quickest access to the important details.
and The Environment
- This monthly publication may not belong on the Weekly Science News list,
but it's too good to ignore. Voyage Publishing offers the top ten science
news summaries from each of eight topic areas and then suggests classroom
usage ideas to keep your science content current.
Daily Report Card
- The Daily Report card may not belong on this list,
but, if you're a science educator, you'll want to visit
this site often. Daily updates from the educational reform
front help you keep pace with developments.
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