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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.
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A lesson in humility begets a scientific revolution.
An engraving in the Science History Institute’s collections hints at the ways art and science were intertwined in the Age of Enlightenment.
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