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STS 314: Cosmological Thought: The Modern Era

The Modern Era

Use the resources here--in addition to the ones listed on the "Getting Started" tab--for your third paper.

Updated 4/16/20 to emphasize online resources.

Please make an appointment with Peggy Burge for research assistance.  (The librarians are using Google Meet for scheduled appointments.)

Helpful databases:

Temporary Ebook Access for Puget Sound Community (not in Primo)

Must be a Puget Sound student, faculty, or staff to access these resources.

These collections include many titles that you may find relevant to your research.  For example, if you are researching the William and Caroline Herschel, several of Michael Hoskin's books are available through these collections.

Specialized Databases

Cosmological Ideas in Popular Culture

You can trace discussion of cosmological ideas in the popular press, including the New York TimesLos Angeles TimesLondon Times, and news magazines like Time, and general interest magazines like The NationAtlantic, etc.

Historical Newspapers & Magazines

Current Newspapers & Magazines


Handbooks & Overviews

General Science Magazines

Collins Library provides online access to most general science magazines.