Science APIs Collection

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iDigBio

iDigBio

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Access millions of museum specimens from organizations around the world. The API gives you Bio records according to available records in the directory. Provides you with the media, versioning, limiting, sorting of the queries.

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protocols.io

protocols.io

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protocols.io is the #1 open access repository for science methods. The leading platform for data management and protocol sharing. Store, organize, modify, and publish your work all in one place.

free
OAuth
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SHARE

SHARE

https

A free, open, dataset about research and scholarly activities. SHARE is a higher education initiative whose mission is to maximize research impact by making research widely accessible, discoverable, and reusable. To fulfill this mission SHARE is building a free, open, data set about research and scholarly activities across their life cycle.

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Open Science Framework

Open Science Framework

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The OSF serves as a repository and archive for study designs, materials, data, manuscripts, or anything else associated with your research during the research process. Every project and file on the OSF has a permanent unique identifier, and every registration (a permanent, time-stamped version of your projects and files) can be assigned a DOI. You can use the OSF to measure your impact by monitoring the traffic to projects and files you make public. With the OSF you have full control of what parts of your research are public and what remains private.

free
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Launch Library

Launch Library

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Upcoming Space Launches. Provides data like "A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system."

free
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SpaceX

SpaceX

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Company, vehicle, launchpad and launch data. Want to know a specific aircrafts launch year, unic code, utc number or local timing? Or interested in rocket technology and curious about the number of enginers in an API? Go ahead. Try the rocket API and much more by SpaceX.

free
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CORE

CORE

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Access the world's Open Access research papers. A unique and free API providing real-time machine access to metadata and full texts of research papers in CORE. One API for accessing data across all data providers. Perfect for developing and running innovative applications that need global access to research papers.

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USGS Water Services

USGS Water Services

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Water quality and level info for rivers and lakes. This site serves USGS water data External Link via automated means using web services External Link and extensible markup language (XML) External Link, as well as other popular media types. Services are invoked with the REST External Link protocol. These services designed for high fault tolerance and very high availability.

free
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arcsecond.io

arcsecond.io

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Multiple astronomy data sources and Unified REST APIs for world-wide astronomy data. API lets you observe activities in the sky, get archives data, sort, filter, login ,callibrate and collaborate with scientists. Super useful and WWW is their customer.

free
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Sunrise and Sunset

Sunrise and Sunset

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We offer a free API that provides sunset and sunrise times for a given latitude and longitude. Please note that attribution is required if you use our API. Ours is a very simple REST api, you only have to do a GET request to https://api.sunrise-sunset.org/json.

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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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Earthquakes data real-time. This is an implementation of the FDSN Event Web Service Specification, and allows custom searches for earthquake information using a variety of parameters.

free
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World Bank

World Bank

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Free and Open access to global development data provided by world bank. You can fetch articles, statistics, trade emasures, covid-19 research analsysis. Also lets you query data bank analysis / visualization tools that contains collections of time series on data on a variety of topics.

free
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Yahoo! Weather

Yahoo! Weather

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Get up-to-date weather information for any location, including 10-day forecast, wind, atmosphere, astronomy conditions, and more. You can lookup weather by location (city name) or lat/long.

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inspirehep.net

inspirehep.net

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High Energy Physics info. system. Inspire exposes an API (Application Programming Interface) for querying most aspects of its holdings and provides responses in either XML, Enhanced MARCXML or JSON.

free
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NASA

NASA

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NASA data. Welcome to the NASA API portal. The objective of this site is to make NASA data, including imagery, eminently accessible to application developers. The api.nasa.gov catalog is growing.

free
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OpenWeatherMap

OpenWeatherMap

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Access current weather data for any location including over 200,000 cities. You can get Current Weather Data of your city, or sort it a little to hourly forecast for next 4 days. One call api, that lets you shift, sort and filter days. Also allows you to perform bulk downloading.

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Open Notify

Open Notify

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The International Space Station is moving at close to 28,000 km/h so its location changes really fast! Where is it right now? ISS astronauts, current location API. You get up to date information of current location, the pass time and current number of people travelling in the space.

free
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