A Time Line with a few key figures to start you off -- you might want
to print this and update it as we go along.
Key to my editing marks.
Retrograde Motion of the Planets (animated images and text).
Ratio of Inscribed and Circumscribed Spheres for Platonic Solids
You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to access some of these files.
General Web Sources of Interest to Liberal Studies Students
MIT Classics on the Web
Internet Public Library, online access to many great texts
The Perseus Project, texts, images, and more
The Catholic Encyclopedia, A vast collection of articles on the historical development and impact of the Catholic Church, Catholicism, and important historical Catholic figures.
Specific Sites Pertinent to 302B:
The Galileo Project at Rice University is a comprehensive look at Galileo, his work, and his times.
Comparison of Scholastic and Mechanistic World Views (Aristotelian vs Newtonian outlooks).
Newton and Astrology
Guide to Sources on Science in the Enlightenment
Darwin and The Origin of Species
Map of the Beagle's Voyage, 1831-1836.