Using stories from science’s past to understand our world
Before Bill Nye the Science Guy, there was Professor Harvey E. White of Continental Classroom.
Harnessing nature to deliver us from drought.
Living in a world nearly free of polio, it’s difficult to imagine what it was like when almost every summer children fell ill, became paralyzed, and sometimes died from a disease people didn’t understand and couldn’t control.
Join Distillations podcast hosts Lisa Berry Drago and Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.
Why emphasizing intellectual achievement and scientific “genius” harms scientists with intellectual disabilities—and the rest of us.
Sex, pettiness, swinging, cemeteries, espionage, murder, and beheadings.
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