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Scientific Adventurers

Discover the stories of the women and men whose love for science, combined with curiosity, courage, and a willingness to try, led to discoveries and innovations that changed the world.


Women in Chemistry

A television segment and video series, Women in Chemistry features interviews with eight extraordinary women scientists and entrepreneurs. Women have contributed to the field of chemistry since the age of alchemy, but for many centuries they did so largely unseen and unheard. Throughout the 19th and much of the 20th century, the few women who pursued professional careers in chemistry often faced intense discrimination and were allowed only ancillary roles in the laboratory. The videos celebrate the catalytic effect of these 20th- and 21st-century pioneers.

 

Scientists You Must Know

A television special and film series, Scientists You Must Know features the electrifying stories of five scientists whose insatiable curiosity about the world changed it forever. From the first spark of interest to the explosive discovery, their lives show what happens when risk taking, savvy, and determination meld with a love of science.