As a child, Gordon Moore learned to love chemistry (and explosions) by tinkering with a neighbor’s chemistry set, possibly one like this A. C. Gilbert No. 1 “Chemistry Outfit for Boys,” ca. 1943. The Institute Collections.

As a child, Gordon Moore learned to love chemistry (and explosions) by tinkering with a neighbor’s chemistry set, possibly one like this A. C. Gilbert No. 1 “Chemistry Outfit for Boys,” ca. 1943.

the Institute Collections.