There are some people who just enjoy what makes things
tick. They want to know what is up in the sky above, what lives
in the depths of the ocean and asks questions like where did life begin.
The love of science might have begun early from a science class, or
might have been something that has evolved through the years.
Gifts for scientists may include instruments to help them with their
research into the various aspects of science - a telescope for the
astronomer, a microscope for the biologist or a science kit for the
Science Online (AAAS): Articles,
resources, aids, career help and other information relating to field of
Popular Science (official):
Articles, information and other resources relating to science.
Foundation (official): The mission of the NSF is to “To promote the
progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and
welfare; and to secure the national defense.”
Science News Online
(official): “Science News is an award-winning weekly newsmagazine
covering the most important research in all fields of science. Its 16 pages
are packed with short, accurate articles that appeal to both general readers
and scientists. Published since 1922, the magazine now reaches about 160,000
subscribers and more than 1 million readers.”
“[T]he world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and
medicine full text and bibliographic information.”
Microscopes Web or Microscopes Directory or Microscope Resources
(Microscopes-Online.info) - Information about digital microscopes, compound
microscopes, electron microscopes etc.