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The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
The Science History Institute joins the United Nations in celebrating 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT19).
The Center for Oral History provides training in the methodologies, interviewing techniques, and best practices of oral history.
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Rare earth elements are essential to modern life. Luckily the world has plenty of them; unfortunately getting them out of the ground leaves behind massive environmental damage.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Science History Institute Book Club reads two histories of the space race: T-Minus by Jim Ottaviani and Shoot for the Moon by James Donovan.
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