Cornelius Lanczos Collection - Site announces the availability of the Cornelius Lanczos Collected Published Papers with commentaries. Lanczos (1893-1974) was one of the twentieth century's most versatile and innovative physicists and mathematicians. His papers cover an array of disciplines including general relativity, quantum mechanics, scientific computation, applied mathematics and numerical analysis.
Important Physicists - Interrelationship between some selected physicists and between the physicists and their institutions. The period covered is roughly from the middle of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century.
Lawrence and His Laboratory - Scientific history of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's first 50 years (1931-1981).
Lawrence and the Cyclotron - Biography of Ernest Orland Lawrence, from the AIP Center for History of Physics which describes Lawrence's development of the cyclotron.
Physics by Aristotle - Part of the Internet Classics Archive at MIT. Aristotle's ideas held sway for 1500+ years, and there is still reference to "Aristotelian thinking" in education circles today. Read what it's all about.