Introduction

    Find here a varied set of links to unusual web sites. Click on any of the tabs at left to go to the desired link category. Read on for information on each of these categories.

    The Galleries listing contains links to a variety of image galleries including photos of molecular-scale drawings left by creative hardware engineers on computer chips, atomic-scale doodles created using a scanning-tunneling electron microscope, and the Astronomy Picture of the Day site.

    The Recreation category contains a motley collection of links to cigar, Civil Air Patrol, paragliding, and wine related sites.

    The Visualization listing contains a large annotated catalog of links related to scientific visualization (the transformation of numerical data into a graphical format). The list includes software vendors, public domain archives, and academic and government research labs.