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Musical Alchemy

Join us for a magical evening of music and mystery, featuring goth-folk duo Charming Disaster and “modern alchemist” Thomas Little.

Wednesday, July 24 | 6pm-8:30pm

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Cancer Virus Hunters: An Interview with Gregory J. Morgan

Seen as outcasts, some persistent scientists went against the grain to study viruses they suspected caused cancer.

Fellows at work in the Othmer Library at the Institute.Fellows at work in the Othmer Library at the Institute.

Science History Institute Welcomes 2024–2025 Beckman Center Fellows

Our scholars study a wide range of topics in the history and social studies of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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Stories Untold

Why oral history is critical for the history of science and engineering.

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BOLD: Color from Test Tube to Textile


Plan your visit soon and take a colorful journey through more than 150 years of dye-making before this critically acclaimed exhibition closes!

Collect. Preserve. Interpret. Share.

Through research, storytelling, public programming, and educational outreach, we reveal how science is embedded in our daily lives.


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