Scientists and Inventors
Collective Biography Sites:
Eric Weisstein's World of Biography Look on left-hand side of page for “Alphabetical Index” and click on it. Click on the letter for the first letter of the scientist or inventor’s last name.
Biographies, The Scientists Click on the letter for the first letter of the scientist’s last name. Click on the scientist’s name if it is in red. It will link you to a longer biography.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present Click on Search by Name and then on the letter of the woman's last name.
Galileo Project Catalog of scientists from the 16th and 17th century. Click on "Short Form" and fill-in the first and last names.
History of Famous Inventors Click on the letter for the first letter of the inventor’s last name.
Info Please - Science and Technology Biographies Click on subject area of invention or science.
Invent Now Hall of Fame Click on either “BY INVENTOR” or “BY INVENTION” then alphabetically.
Inventor Profiles "the greatest moments in the history of innovation are chronicled on these inventor biographies, complemented by photographs, quotations, and additional resources for those that want to learn more."
Inventor of the Week: Archive Search by last name or by subject area of invention.
Inventors/Inventions Scroll through a long list of inventors and inventions to find yours!
Biographies of Women Mathematicians Click on Names in Alphabetical Order and then click on letter of last name.
Omnibiography Click on the letter for the first letter of the scientist or inventor’s last name.
Faces of Science: African-Americans in the Sciences Scroll down to subject area and then search by last name.
Biotech Chronicles List of biographies of science pioneers including Rosalind Franklin, William Harvey, Louis Pasteur, and James Watson.
People and Discoveries Scroll through general subject areas or type name in search box. Note: This site only has information on 20th Century people and discoveries.
Scientist Biographies Scroll through the alphabetical listings.
Scientists Click on the letter for the first letter of the scientist’s last name.
Strange Science: Biographies Scroll down through the list. It is NOT in alphabetical order!
4,000 Years of Women in Science Scroll down through alphabetical listing.
Women in Science Includes Rosalind Franklin and Annie Jump Cannon.
Individual Biography Sites:
Annie Jump Cannon
Dr. Jane Cooke Wright
Created by Linda DeVore
Last Updated Wednesday, October 13, 2010