Similar Courses at Other Institutions

Physics 105 & Physics 106 @ University of Virginia
Physics 1010 @ University of Colorado Physics (2003)
List of many current HTW courses @ University of Virginia

Prof. Bloomfield's question page

Link to additional material from Prof. Bloomfield that is not in the text

Other WWW sites of interest:

"The NEW Way Things Work" The latest edition of David Macaulay's popular book with his famous sidekick, the woolly mammoth.

Howstuffworks! An enjoyable website created by Marshall Brain

The Longitude Problem The Royal Observatory of the British National Maritime Museum describes John Harrison's quest for The Longitude Prize. Contains great pictures of the Harrison chronometers.

The Mad Scientist Network Try it. You will enjoy it and can get answers to many questions

The Annals of Improbable Research Serious writers debunking some less serious folk.

Geoffrey Chaucer's "A Treatise on the Astrolabe" In old english, Mr Chaucer's note to his son. This is probably the first technical manual in English.

Chaucer; "Treatise on the Astrolabe" A translation into modern English of Chaucer's "Treatise on the Astrolabe" with links to other items of interest.

Navigation Methods navigation in John Cabot's time.