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Scientific American Award

ScientificAmerican.com, the online component of Scientific American magazine, unveiled its third annual Sci/Tech Web Awards— naming 50 of the best Web resources for those seeking information on science and technology. The abacus website, created and maintained by Luis Fernandes was one of 5 sites honoured in the mathematics category.

The Sci/Tech Web Awards 2003 covers ten categories of interest— archeology and paleontology; astronomy and astrophysics; biology; chemistry; earth and environment; engineering and technology; mathematics; medicine; physics and great thinkers.

Within each category, there are links to the editors' pick of the top five sites, along with a brief description. Scientific American editors reviewed over a thousand web sites and selected the 50 they deemed the most valuable science and technology resources.

"The Sci/Tech Web Awards recognizes science and technology sites that are creatively informative, interesting and fun," explained Mina Lux, managing director of ScientificAmerican.com. "This resource will be of interest to a broad audience, from researchers in a particular science or technology field, to educators seeking information for students, to professionals conducting research for their business." The annotated listing will help visitors hone in on information that meets their need for information.

ScientificAmerican.com, which debuted in 1996, provides coverage of the latest in science and technology, making it a leading online science and technology destination with more than 1,700,000 visitors per month.

For more than 155 years, Scientific American magazine, one of the world's most enduring and revered magazines, has chronicled major innovations and scientific discoveries using expert accounts and assorted journalistic features.

Adapted from a Scientific American press release.
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