Business & Industry
Cow photo illustration

High Steaks at the Border

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Photo collage of JFK

Making the Deserts Bloom

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Baking up a Storm

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Woman irritated by smog in LA in the 1950s

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

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Old Friends

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Laser inventor Gordon Gould playing chess 1940

The Man, the Myth, the Laser

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Women wearing orange yoga pants and yellow sneakers

The Yoga Pant Problem

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Here Comes the Spray Man!

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Fizzy Water

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

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Concrete Solutions

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How to Mine an Asteroid

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1950s ad for Mum cream deodorant

The Smell of Shame

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Old soda spray bottles in various colors

Fizzy Water

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Swedish worker inspects nylon stocking, 1954

Synthetic Threads

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Home Away from Home

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Instruments

Research
Robert W. Gore demonstrating the expansion of ePTFE, ca. 1982.

Robert W. Gore

Historical Profile
Mary Lowe Good.

Mary Lowe Good

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

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Nancy Chang.

Nancy Chang

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Uma Chowdhry.

Uma Chowdhry

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Illustration depicting an early 19th-century London street scene with citizens commenting on the recent invention of gas-lighting.

Bright Light

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Computer Sketch. iStockphoto.

The New Water Cooler

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Boom Times

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Pennsylvania’s Black Gold

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New York

Let There Be Light

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Robert Allington (right) and his brother John Allington, ca. 1960

Biz Kid

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Biotech

Start It Up

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A 19th-century advertisement for dynamite by the Giant Powder Company.

Meeting the Miner’s Friend

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DuPont car paint ad

Colors Run Riot

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Hubert and Anne Schoemaker

A Will and a Way

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Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) taking care of business in Breaking Bad.

Bad Chemistry

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Sign at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

A City of Firsts

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E. M. A. Chandler, ca. 1930.

Edward Chandler

Historical Profile
Henry Aaron Hill, ca. 1976–1977.

Henry Aaron Hill

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Donald Othmer as a young man.

Donald F. Othmer

Historical Profile