Pete’s Lynx

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Lyncean Pete Lobner prowls the internet for articles and links about topics that might be of interest to the Lyncean Group of San Diego.  If you would like to see Pete’s recent posts, which summarize and comment on the topic, please click on the link below.  You can also review posts by category by clicking on the appropriate link in the box on the right.

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In addition, Pete has compiled the following list of links to external sites that could be of interest to Lyncean members:

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): https://www.aaas.org

AAAS access and subscriptions (including free information): https://www.sciencemag.org/subscriptions

American Nuclear Society (ANS): http://www.ans.org

ANS Nuclear Cafe – All things nuclear:  http://ansnuclearcafe.org/#sthash.fWPj3SdN.dpbs

ANS Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information: http://www.nuclearconnect.org

Arctic Council:  http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/

Arctic Submarine Laboratory (ASL): http://www.csp.navy.mil/asl/index.htm

Arms Control Association:  https://www.armscontrol.org

Atomic Rocketships of the Space Patrol:  http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/index.php

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists:  https://thebulletin.org

Global Nuclear Power Database: https://thebulletin.org/global-nuclear-power-database/

Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest:  https://www.bulwer-lytton.com

California Institute of Technology – Caltech: http://www.caltech.edu

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL): https://www.jpl.nasa.gov

Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes (SXS) – black holes, neutron stars & beyond: https://www.black-holes.org

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA):  https://www.cia.gov/index.html

CIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/

CIA Annual FOIA Reports: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/foia-annual-report

Computer History Museum: http://www.computerhistory.org

Covert Shores – H. I. Sutton naval analysis:  http://www.hisutton.com

Daily Galaxy – Great Discoveries Channel: http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/

Dark Energy Survey: http://www.darkenergysurvey.org

Dartmouth Flood Observatory:  http://floodobservatory.colorado.edu

Defense Advanced Research projects Agency (DARPA):  https://www.darpa.mil

A Selected History of DARPA Innovation (1958 – present)https://www.darpa.mil/Timeline/index.html

Department of Commerce (DOC):  https://www.commerce.gov

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL): https://ntrl.ntis.gov/NTRL/

Department of Energy (DOE): https://www.energy.gov

DOE OpenNet System:  https://www.osti.gov/opennet/

DOE – NNSA/NFO historical nuclear test films:      http://www.nv.doe.gov/library/films/testfilms.aspx

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA): https://www.armscontrol.org

EarthSky – updates on your cosmos and world: http://earthsky.org

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI):  http://www.epri.com/Pages/Default.aspx

Encyclopedia Astronautica: http://www.astronautix.com

European Southern Observatory (ESO)http://www.eso.org/public/

European Space Agency (ESA):  https://www.esa.int/ESA

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED): https://fred.stlouisfed.org

Federation of American Scientists (FAS): https://fas.org

Global Energy World: http://www.globalenergyworld.com

Illustrated History of Computers:    http://www.computersciencelab.com/ComputerHistory/History.htm

Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP), at George Washington University:  https://iistp.elliott.gwu.edu

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA): https://www.iaea.org

IAEA Advanced Reactors Information System (ARIS):  https://aris.iaea.org

IAEA Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System (iNFCIS): https://www.iaea.org/resources/databases/integrated-nuclear-fuel-cycle-information-system-infcis

IAEA Library: https://www.iaea.org/resources/library

International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM):  http://fissilematerials.org

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) – California Institute of Technology:  https://www.jpl.nasa.gov

Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS): https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell;  best known for their distinctive animation videos on topics from the fields of science, space, technology, biology, history and philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL): https://www.llnl.gov

LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests (index to videos on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvGO_dWo8VfcmG166wKRy5z-GlJ_OQND5

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL):  https://www.llnl.gov

           LANL Research Library:  http://www.lanl.gov/library/

National Academies Press (NAP):  http://www.nap.edu

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) e-Books:   http://www.nasa.gov/connect/ebooks/#.VRmpSboUyOK

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD):  http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS): https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST):  http://www.nist.gov

NIST Information Technology Laboratory: http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsSPs.html

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Declassified Records:       http://www.nro.gov/foia/declass/HEXAGON%20Recovery.html

Naval Analysis:  http://www.navalanalyses.com

NavSource Naval History – Photographic History of the U.S. Navy: http://www.navsource.org

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):  http://www.noaa.gov

NOAA Satellite and Information Service site map: https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/site-map

NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC):  https://www.swpc.noaa.gov

Nuclear Engineering International (NEI): http://www.neimagazine.com

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): https://www.nrc.gov

ADAMS Public Documents:
http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html

NRC Library:  http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm.html

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL): https://www.ornl.gov

ORNL Technical Reports:
http://www.ornl.gov/connect-with-ornl/for-researchers/library/technical-reports

OPENCULTURE free cultural & educational media:  http://www.openculture.com

RAND (including monograph reports): https://www.rand.org/about.html

Rocketdyne Archives:  http://www.rocketdynearchives.com/home.html

Sci-News – breaking science news:  http://www.sci-news.com

Science.gov –   “Gateway to U.S. Federal Science”:  http://www.science.gov/index.html

Space.com – NASA, Space Exploration and Astronomy News: https://www.space.com

Spaceline – Cape Canaveral history:  http://www.spaceline.org

TOP500 Supercomputing sites:  http://top500.org

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): https://www.ucsusa.org

University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library:  https://digital.library.unt.edu

WolframAlpha computational knowledge engine:  http://www.wolframalpha.com

World Bank Open Data:  http://data.worldbank.org

World Clock:  http://www.poodwaddle.com

World Federation of Great Towers:  http://www.great-towers.com/towers/

World Nuclear News (WNN): http://www.world-nuclear-news.org

World Nuclear Organization (WANO): http://www.world-nuclear.org

WANO Information Library:
http://www.world-nuclear.org/Information-Library/

XPRIZE:  https://www.xprize.org