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Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage is populated by the actions of thousands of individuals all contributing to the development of our society. Some of them have become famous, some notorious, but all have a special story to tell.
Use this gateway to explore, compare, contrast and reflect on how things have changed over the last few centuries and in particular how the people involved in science, technology and medicine have influenced events in Australia.
The Encyclopedia of Australian Science is a large, dynamic web-based resource that contains information on over 3,000 individuals who have contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage. An Encyclopedia of Australian Science entry will lead you to relevant published sources, archival records and museum artefacts, both on and off the Web.