Pete’s Lynx


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 a wide range of topics, 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:

ALSOS Digital Library for Nuclear Issues:

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):

AAAS access and subscriptions (including free information):

American Nuclear Society (ANS):

ANS Nuclear Cafe – All things nuclear:

ANS Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information:

Arctic Council:

Arctic Submarine Laboratory (ASL):

Arms Control Association:

Atomic Heritage Foundation:

Atomic Timeline:

Atomic Rocketships of the Space Patrol:

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists:

Global Nuclear Power Database:

Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest:

California Institute of Technology – Caltech:

Caltech Library:

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL):

Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes (SXS) – black holes, neutron stars & beyond:

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA):

CIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room:

CIA Annual FOIA Reports:

Computer History Museum:

Covert Shores – H. I. Sutton naval analysis:

Daily Galaxy – Great Discoveries Channel:

Dark Energy Survey:

Dartmouth Flood Observatory:

Defense Advanced Research projects Agency (DARPA):

A Selected History of DARPA Innovation (1958 – present)

Department of Commerce (DOC):

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL):

Department of Energy (DOE):

DOE OpenNet System:

The Manhattan Project – an Interactive history:

DOE – NNSA/NFO historical nuclear test films:

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA):

     Naval Reactors:

Department of Transportation (DOT):

      Bureau of Transportation Statistics:

      Research & Technology:

      Maritime Administration (MARAD):

      N.S. Savannah Library:

EarthSky – updates on your cosmos and world:

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI):

Encyclopedia Astronautica:

European Southern Observatory (ESO)

European Space Agency (ESA):

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED):

Federation of American Scientists (FAS):

Global Energy World:

Illustrated History of Computers:

Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP), at George Washington University:

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA):

IAEA Advanced Reactors Information System (ARIS):

IAEA Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System (iNFCIS):

IAEA Library:

International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM):

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) – California Institute of Technology:

Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS):

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell;  best known for their distinctive animated videos on topics from the fields of science, space, technology, biology, history and philosophy:

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL):

LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests (index to videos on YouTube):

Library of Congress (LOC):

        Digital collections:

        Copyright registration:

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL):

           LANL Research Library:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT):

       MIT News:

       MIT Libraries:

National Academies Press (NAP):

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA):

NASA Missions A – Z (links to all NASA missions):

NASA e-Books:

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD):

NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS):

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST):

NIST Information Technology Laboratory:

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force:

     Research Division:

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO):

NRO Declassified Records:

National Science Digital Library (NSDL):

Naval Analysis:

NavSource Naval History – Photographic History of the U.S. Navy:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):

NOAA Satellite and Information Service site map:

NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC):

National Science Foundation (NSF):

     NSF Document Library:

Nuclear Engineering International (NEI):

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

ADAMS Public Documents:

NRC Library:

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL):

ORNL Technical Reports:

OPENCULTURE free cultural & educational media:

Popular Mechanics – magazine online archive (1905 – 2005):

Popular Science – magazine online archive (1925 – 2009):

RAND Corporation (including monograph reports):

Rocketdyne Archives:

Sci-News – breaking science news: –   “Gateway to U.S. Federal Science”: – NASA, Space Exploration and Astronomy News:

Spaceline – Cape Canaveral history:

TOP500 Supercomputing sites:

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS):

University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library:

US Metric Association (USMA):

WolframAlpha computational knowledge engine:

World Bank Open Data:

World Clock:

World Federation of Great Towers:

World Nuclear News (WNN):

World Nuclear Organization (WANO):

WANO Information Library: