Chemistry International: Downstream

Research curator Jesse Smith takes readers of IUPAC’s digital news magazine on a watery journey of history and science with Institute’s latest exhibition.

January 19, 2022

The Science History Institute’s Downstream exhibition is featured on the cover of the January–March 2022 issue of Chemistry International, the digital news magazine of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Written by research curator Jesse Smith, the article goes behind the scenes of the exhibition, taking readers—and visitors—on a watery journey of history and science that explores more than 200 years of scientific analysis and political interventions into the waters that surround the Institute’s home in Philadelphia.

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