History of Science

ISIS, the journal of the History of Science Society

ISIS is the premier scholarly journal about the history of science.


These websites have been approved for research by your professor.

  • History of Mathematics
    From the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, this site includes mathematics in numerous ancient cultures such as Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, Arabic, Chinese, Indian and Mayan.
  • History of science, from the origins to Newton
    From Dr. Robert A. Hatch, Dept. of History, University of Florida, an extensive outline of pre-Classical, Classical and post-Classical science, an overview of the Scientific Revolution and a pretty good joke at the bottom of the page.
  • The Museum of the History of Science
    The “MHS” is a department of the University of Oxford, in England.
  • Museo Galileo
    The museum, in Florence, Italy, is “is one of the foremost international institutions in the History of Science” and has lots of online resources.
  • Resources for research in the history of science
    From Jan Golinski, Professor of History and Humanities, Chair of the Department of History, University of New Hampshire. Tons of resources for you.
  • History of Mathematics
    The history of mathematics as presented by G. Donald Allen of TAMU.
  • Egyptian Mathematics
    The mathematics used by the ancient Egyptians, as presented by G. Donald Allen of TAMU.
  • Babylonian Mathematics
    The history of ancient Babylonian Mathematics from G. Donald Allen of TAMU.