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

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Bridging the Gaps

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

New School

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Powerful Effervescence

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Portrait of James Smithson

A Gift for the Ages

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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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Detail of Franz Anton Mesmer portrait

Mesmerized

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Mujeres Celebres (“Famous Women”) comic

Stories of the Great Chemists

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David Sarnoff

The General

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Trading cards

Where’s the Beef?

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Mildred Cohn

A First Lady of Chemistry

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William Crookes

Champion of Victorian Science

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Charles Holmes Herty

Captain Charlie

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Crystal Clear

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Emil Fischer.

Emil Fischer

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Alfred Nobel.

Alfred Nobel

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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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Dorothy Hodgkin in 1991.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

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

Michael Faraday

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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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