United States Sources

National Technical Information Service Database (NTIS)

The NTIS, a division of the Department of Commerce, offers access to this database of scientific, technical, and engineering reports sponsored through government research. The database offers access to the report abstracts; however, many of the reports require a fee for access in their entirety.

Defense Science Board

The Defense Science Board issues reports each year on scientific issues related to United States military operations.

United States Department of Energy

The United States Department of Energy is responsible for the energy policy of the United States - promoting the development of and fostering energy security; fostering energy independence; promoting research and development; and integrating energy policy while safeguarding the environment.

National Library of Energy

This website provides online access to the contents of the Department of Energy data and information including the science and research and development information from the OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information).


This is a search engine for science related information provided throughout many agency web pages of the United States government.

Energy Citations Database

This is a searchable database of over 2.3 million citations for scientific and technical research and/or development papers provided by the United States Department of Energy and the Atomic Energy Commission.

DOE Data Explorer

This site provides access to statistics and data collected and reported on by the United States Department of Energy.

Astronomical Atlas Online

This site, maintained as a collaboration between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, provides a annual schedule of predicted astronomical events.

Life Sciences Data Archive

This site provides data and information related to experiments conducted by NASA in conjunction with space programs.