TopLinks: Exploration and Colonization

1492: An Ongoing Voyage
This online exhibition is part of the Library of Congress site and includes information on Christopher Columbus, Native Americans, colonialism, and the Mediterranean world during the Renaissance.

Postcolonial and Postimperial Web
This Web site, managed and created by Professor George Landow of Brown University, offers comprehensive and authoritative information about “postcolonial theory as well as on literature, culture, and society of Africa, Australia, the Caribbean, and India.”
Interested in colonizing Mars? This site offers news, pictures, "terraforming" simulations, and forums to connect with other Mars enthusiasts. It includes not only science, but also science fiction about the Red Planet.
This site collects news about space flight, exploration, and astronomy. You can check the three-day weather report for solar flares and other phenomena visible from Earth. The site features “Virtual Space Tours” with interactive profiles of the planets, comets, and asteroids.

Wildlife Conservation Society: The Manhatta Project
The Wildlife Conservation Society "saves wildlife and wild lands." The objective of their "Manhatta Project" is to try to determine what Manhattan Island looked like before the arrival of the Europeans and compare it to what it looks like today.