Sparkfun is a great source of Arduino microcontrollers and related accessories.
These are very easy to use microcontrollers which are programed very simply in C. There are many open source codes available and lot of information online from hobbyist. This is perfect when you need a small amount of logic in an electronic circuit.
High frequency SQUID amplifiers, dc SQUID systems, rf SQUID systems
Coax Co., LTD (Japan)
This is a supplier of specialized coax cables: niobium semi-rigid coax, CuNi miniature coax for filtering, ect.
Union of Concerned Scientists
The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices. The USC board is chaired by our own Kurt Gottfried (Cornell Professor of Physics.)
The Bulletin for the Atomic Scientist
The Bulletin is a great source for information and analysis of security issues.
Center for Constitutional Rights
The CCR has played an important role in the defense of habeas corpus rights and has provided legal defense to Guantanamo prisoners.
American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU has been very active in recent years challenging the US goverment on issues related to the errosion of civil liberties and the loss of legal rights of US detainees.
Forum of Young Global Leaders
Prof. Schwab has been a member of the Young Global Leaders since 2005 and had attended three previous annual meetings of the World Economic Forum.
Southern Poverty Law Center
The SPLC has existed since 1971 and is one of the leading centers which fights hate groups and bigotry in the US.