The Dual Legacies of Henry Moseley

Distillations Article

After transforming the periodic table should the promising young scientist have been allowed to fight in World War I?

Travels through Science

Friday, April 10 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Join us online for a short talk and Q&A about 19th-century English naturalists who wrote about their scientific adventures in travelogues.

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Women in Science


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Forgery and Early Modern Science

Wednesday, April 22 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Join us online for a Lunchtime Lecture with Columbia University research associate Hiro Hirai, who will present “The Case of Pseudo-Paracelsus.”

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