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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

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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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Zenith Royal M transistor hearing aid

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A cover of Amazing Stories, the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction.

Future Tense

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Geneticist Matthew Meselson with the Beckman Model E in 1958.

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The French Connection

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