Welcome to the Science History Institute

As of February 1, 2018, the Chemical Heritage Foundation is now the Science History Institute.

Formed by the merger of CHF and the Life Sciences Foundation, the Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences. Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in California and Europe, the Institute houses an archive and a library for historians and researchers, a fellowship program for visiting scholars from around the globe, a community of researchers who examine historical and contemporary issues, an acclaimed museum that is free and open to the public, and a state-of-the-art conference center.

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Image credit: Cutting powder strands at the Radford Ordnance Works. Science History Institute


February 1, 2018