Pandemic Perspectives:
Magda Marquet

Distillations Podcast

The biochemical engineer and entrepreneur talks about her hopes for a better, postpandemic society.

Virtual Book Club

Friday, July 17 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT

Join the Institute’s Book Club for a Zoom discussion about The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women.

Zoom Backgrounds


Host your next Zoom meeting from an early-20th-century research lab, a Dow trade show booth from the 1940s, and even an alchemist’s workshop.

Conference Center Reopens for Event Rentals on August 3


Contact us for reservations, site tours, and brainstorming sessions on how to create unique events, whether they are virtual, in-person, or something in between.

Activities and Resources


Our doors may be closed but our free content is always available, including Distillations articles, podcasts, and videos; virtual exhibitions; role-playing games; historical biographies; digital collections; and more.

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of the innovators and scientific discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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