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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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A photograph that William Henry Perkin took of himself at the age of 14—four years before he discovered the first synthetic dyestuff.

William Henry Perkin

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Gordon Cain.

Gordon A. Cain

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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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Herbert H. Dow at the age of 22.

Herbert Henry Dow

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Ernest Rutherford in academic garb.

Ernest Rutherford

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Alexander Fleming, holding a petri dish.

Alexander Fleming

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Percy Julian.

Percy Lavon Julian

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Glenn T. Seaborg in 1942, adjusting a Geiger counter.

Glenn Theodore Seaborg

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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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Gerhard Domagk.

Gerhard Domagk

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

Alice Hamilton

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Arnold O. Beckman, 1959.

Arnold O. Beckman

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Portrait of Jane Marcet.

Jane Marcet

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