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Exterior of Science History Institute building
A Message from the Science History Institute about COVID-19
March 16, 2020
As of March 16, 2020, our building is closed and all public events are canceled until further notice.
Science History Institute Receives $95K IMLS Grant
October 21, 2019
Prestigious award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support institutional culture of evaluation.
Identification papers from the Bredig archive
Archive Smuggled from Nazi-Era Germany Is Acquired by the Science History Institute
July 02, 2019
The collection of Jewish German chemist Georg Bredig documents the early pioneers of physical chemistry in Europe and the struggles of Jews trying to escape the Nazis.
Henry Schaefer, Sangeeta Bhatia, and Frederick Frank
Heritage Day 2019 to Honor Frederick Frank, Henry F. Schaefer III, and Sangeeta Bhatia
May 08, 2019
The Science History Institute’s annual event will offer expanded programming and an up-close look at new collections acquisitions.
John Sworen headshot
The Chemours Company’s John Sworen to Receive 16th Annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal
April 16, 2019
Technical Fellow to be honored by the Society of Chemical Industry and Science History Institute at Innovation Day.
Chad A. Mirkin to Receive Society of Chemical Industry’s 2019 Perkin Medal
March 14, 2019
SCI will honor the world-renowned chemist and nanoscience expert at a dinner in Philadelphia on September 10, as part of the Institute’s annual Innovation Day.