How to Go to Mars
Articles exploring various ideas for a manned expedition to Mars - Scientific American.
NASA's home for all Mars missions: past, present, and future.
Pictures and Comparisons
Original "Face on Mars" Image
Galileo Project - Journey to Jupiter
Science and Technology
Harcourt and Academic Press bring the largest scientific dictionary ever compiled in the English language to the Web. Search from over 130,000 terms defined in 130 fields of science below.
Technocopia - Your guide to the Technological Lifestyle
Slashdot - News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters.
Starhustler The Horkheimerster's informative weekly bit
Powerful Gigahertz Chip
(AP) - Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has reached the milestone gigahertz mark with a new Athlon processor that will make computers 10 times faster than just six years ago, paving the way for speedier software and games. A gigahertz processes information at 1,000 megahertz, or 1 billion bits of information per second - a speed many engineers thought impossible just a decade ago. AMD Athlon Processor web site
CPUs, past, present and future - presentation that looks at the eight of the most influential processors from 1974-2000. From ZDNet News.
How Microprocessors Work - interactive site is based on a real-life exhibit installed in the Intel Museum.
Great Microprocessors of the Past and Present - description of designs that are either unique, or representative designs typical of a given period.
Lexicon of Semiconductor Terms, Abbreviations and Acronyms - semiconductor terms defined: programs, processes, products, and technologies.
Silicon Zoo - gallery of creatures, doodles and other things etched on microprocessors, as revealed by photomicrography.