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Ken Shoulder with drone, 1993

The Frontiersman

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Arie Haagen-Smit with lab equipment, 1961

The Flavor of Smog

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Robert W. Gore demonstrating the expansion of ePTFE, ca. 1982.

Robert W. Gore

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Maxine Singer, ca. 1963.

Maxine Singer

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Roald Hoffmann, after receiving the 2006 AIC Gold Medal.

Roald Hoffmann

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Donald Tomalia.

Donald A. Tomalia

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Phillip Sharp.

Phillip Sharp

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Mary Lowe Good.

Mary Lowe Good

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Hammond in her lab at MIT.

Paula Hammond

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

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Nancy Chang.

Nancy Chang

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Uma Chowdhry.

Uma Chowdhry

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Jacqueline Barton.

Jacqueline K. Barton

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William Crookes

Champion of Victorian Science

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Portrait of James Smithson

A Gift for the Ages

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Charles Holmes Herty

Captain Charlie

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Letter to James Curtis Booth while working at U.S. Mint

Money Man

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Detail of Franz Anton Mesmer portrait

Mesmerized

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Herman Boerhaave’s Sermo academicus, de comparando certo in physicis (1715)

New School

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David Sarnoff

The General

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Powerful Effervescence

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Mildred Cohn

A First Lady of Chemistry

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A depiction of Jābir ibn Hayyan, after a 15th century portrait.

What’s in a Name?

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Joseph Black

That Beautiful Theory

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Crystal Clear

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Mujeres Celebres (“Famous Women”) comic

Stories of the Great Chemists

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Bridging the Gaps

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Trading cards

Where’s the Beef?

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Ernest Rutherford in academic garb.

Ernest Rutherford

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Gordon Cain.

Gordon A. Cain

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Arnold O. Beckman, 1959.

Arnold O. Beckman

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Henry Aaron Hill, ca. 1976–1977.

Henry Aaron Hill

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Portrait of Jane Marcet.

Jane Marcet

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Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

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Mildred Cohn.

Mildred Cohn

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Donald Othmer as a young man.

Donald F. Othmer

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Ellen Swallow, about 1858.

Ellen H. Swallow Richards

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The Shannon Portrait of the Hon. Robert Boyle F. R. S., by Johann Kerseboom, 1689. Science History Institute/Will Brown

Robert Boyle

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John Dalton, F.R.S., engraved by William Henry Worthington after an 1814 painting by William Allen, published June 25, 1823, in Manchester and London. Note the charts with Dalton’s atomic symbols lying on the table.

John Dalton

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Charles Drew in the lab at Howard University, 1942.

Charles Richard Drew

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Anna J. Harrison.

Anna Jane Harrison

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Gilbert Newton Lewis.

Gilbert Newton Lewis

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