Europium (III) Hydroxide [Eu(OH)₃] under UV Light

Critical Metals: The Chemistry of Light

Digital Exhibition

Discover the illuminating history and science of rare earth metals.
Two Women Using a Model F Coulter Counter

Women in Chemistry Tour

Saturday, May 28 | 2:00 p.m. EDT

Join our museum’s Gallery Guides for a “drop-in” tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.
Torn red piece of company scrip

Greenbacks, Chits, and Scrip

Distillations Article

Alternative currencies flourish in desperate times and situations.
Fellows doing research in the Othmer Library

Science History Institute Joins Independent Research Libraries Association


IRLA membership places Institute on prestigious list of some of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished historical societies.
Oral history bound copies, recorder, microphone

Oral History Training Institute

Monday, May 16–Thursday, May 19

This online workshop is presented by the Center for Oral History to provide training to scholars and researchers interested in learning oral history and research interview methodologies.

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of the innovators and scientific discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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