Science and nature

Alternative energy

Nature and wildlife organisations


  • Darwin online gives access to Charles Darwin’s complete publications, private papers and manuscripts
  • Howstuffworks gives great practical information on how things actually work
  • Hubblesite contains fantastic images from the Hubble Telescope
  • The Science Museum is the offical website of the London Science Museum covering lots of educational resources
  • NASA covers everything you need to know about space exploration

There is also a range of online databases available to you through our online resources page, which can help you with your enquiries. If you want to access some of these from home then you will need a current library card. Please pop in to your local library and ask staff for details or email us at