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Laser inventor Gordon Gould playing chess 1940

The Man, the Myth, the Laser

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Science and Disability

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Arie Haagen-Smit with lab equipment, 1961

The Flavor of Smog

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Ken Shoulder with drone, 1993

The Frontiersman

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Coloring Chemistry

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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

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 headshot

Nancy Chang

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Uma Chowdhry.

Uma Chowdhry

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Jacqueline Barton.

Jacqueline K. Barton

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Portrait of Berzelius. Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.

Jöns Jakob Berzelius

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Wallace H. Carothers, shown here with neoprene.

Wallace Hume Carothers

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Paul Berg.

Paul Berg

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Fritz Haber, sketched in 1911 by W. Luntz.

Fritz Haber

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Arnold O. Beckman, 1959.

Arnold O. Beckman

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Russell Marker.

Russell Earl Marker

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Herbert H. Dow at the age of 22.

Herbert Henry Dow

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Joseph Priestley

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Ernest Rutherford in academic garb.

Ernest Rutherford

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Linus Pauling during an oral history interview conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, now the Science History Institute, in 1987.

Linus Carl Pauling

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Portrait of Edward G. Acheson, early 20th century. Williams Haynes Portrait Collection, the Institute Collections.

Edward Goodrich Acheson

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Mario Molina, left, and F. Sherwood Rowland at the University of California, Irvine, January 1975.

Mario Molina

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Alice Hamilton at the age of 24, the year she graduated from medical school.

Alice Hamilton

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Albert Szent-Györgyi.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

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Stephanie Kwolek at a polarizing microscope.

Stephanie L. Kwolek

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George E. Davis.

George E. Davis

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Lavoisier. Engraved by François Séraphin Delpech, after a drawing by Belliart, after the painting by Jacques Louis David.

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier

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William Ramsay.

William Ramsay

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An 1830 engraving of Sir Humphry Davy, by G. R. Newton, after a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).

Humphry Davy

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St. Elmo Brady in a chemistry lab at Fisk University circa 1950

St. Elmo Brady

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Amedeo Avogadro. Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.

Amedeo Avogadro

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Michael Faraday. Engraved by D. J. Pound from a photograph by Mayall.

Michael Faraday

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Eugene Houdry in 1953, holding a small catalytic converter.

Eugene Houdry

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George Washington Carver, Tuskegee Institute, 1906.

George Washington Carver

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Marie Curie.

Marie Sklodowska Curie

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Rachel Carson.

Rachel Carson

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Darleane C. Hoffman

Darleane C. Hoffman

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George Rosenkranz

George Rosenkranz

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Professor Gay-Lussac, F.R.S.: Membre de l'Institut, Professor at the University of Paris &c.

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

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Henry Aaron Hill, ca. 1976–1977.

Henry Aaron Hill

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Louis Pasteur in his laboratory, holding a jar containing the spinal cord of a rabbit infected with rabies, which he used to develop a vaccine against the disease.

Louis Pasteur

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Svante August Arrhenius.

Svante August Arrhenius

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 Marie Maynard Daly. Queens College Silhouette Yearbook, 1942.

Marie Maynard Daly

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Felix Hoffmann.

Felix Hoffmann

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Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

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Gordon Moore at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in 2005.

Gordon E. Moore

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Ellen Swallow, about 1858.

Ellen H. Swallow Richards

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Søren Sørensen.

Søren Sørensen

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Mildred Cohn.

Mildred Cohn

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Anna J. Harrison.

Anna Jane Harrison

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Ralph Landau.

Ralph Landau

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Paul Ehrlich.

Paul Ehrlich

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Gerhard Domagk.

Gerhard Domagk

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Donald Othmer as a young man.

Donald F. Othmer

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Theodore W. Richards in the laboratory.

Theodore William Richards

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