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An 1822 star map by Alexander Jamieson shows the constellation Telescopium Herschelii, depicted here, ironically, as a refracting telescope.

A Giant of Astronomy

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Data from Disaster

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Still image from Rethinking Ink animation

Rethinking Ink

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A Covert Success Story

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Arie Haagen-Smit with lab equipment, 1961

The Flavor of Smog

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A cover for the 1980 Atari 2600 game Space Invaders.

Where Is Everybody?

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Wind Map, created by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg

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Vaughn Bell poses with her work Village Green.

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Edward Dunlea calibrating an aerosol mass spectrometer at the Storm Peak Laboratory.

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Waters: Glaciers and Bucks by Diane Burko.

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Mary Lowe Good.

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

Biz Kid

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Frank Field working with an ionization instrument at Humble Oil in the 1950s

An Emerging Field

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