Covers the development of science within a regional, topical, social or political context. Many scientific discoveries were influenced or hindered by the political and cultural climate of the times.
Please submit English language sites that cover the historical development of science, as a whole.

Specialized historical scientific subjects should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory, such as History of Math or History of Biology.


Pages that are primarily in other languages besides English, should be sent to the appropriate World Category for that language.

This category covers general sites for the history of engineering and technology. For history of specific technologies, see under that specific heading.
Sites relating to the history of computers and computing should be submitted to the Computer history category.
Homepages of, or sites concerning, persons who have conducted substantial research or published worthwhile material on the history of science.
Homepages of, or sites concerning, persons who have conducted substantial research or published worthwhile material on the history of science. This is for sites that mainly give information about authors and historical researchers. Sites containing substantial historical information about science itself should be submitted to the superordinate category (Society: History: By Topic: Science).
Societies, museums, academic departments and other organizations devoted to the study of the history of science.
Sites primarily describing organizations go here. Sites describing the history of science itself, even if they belong to an organization, go in the applicable history category.
Peer reviewed journals in the History of Science. Online or print.
Please submit only sites dealing with the history of medicine. Any aspect is welcome. However, there is a separate category for the history of nursing, at Health: Nursing: History; and for the history of healthcare buildings at Arts: Architecture: History: Building Types: Hospitals and Asylums.
Material focused on the life and contributions of individual scientists of renown.