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Black and white photo of man and woman in a lab

For the Sake of Science

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Woman irritated by smog in LA in the 1950s

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

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Old Friends

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Women wearing orange yoga pants and yellow sneakers

The Yoga Pant Problem

Distillations Podcast
Plate 7: Arrangements of elastic fluid particles

What’s In a Logo?

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Fizzy Water

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

Distillations Podcast
Portrait of refugee doctor

Refugee Doctors

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Fist and flask graphic

Political Science

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Old soda spray bottles in various colors

Fizzy Water

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Humphry Davy

Left Behind

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A 16th-century engraving of an alchemist adding a scorpion to a mixture. (Wellcome Library)

The Language of Alchemy

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Arie Haagen-Smit with lab equipment, 1961

The Flavor of Smog

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Illustration of a Pasteur-Chamberland filter

The Filter of Life

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Haeckel illustration of hummingbirds

Information Overload

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Coloring Chemistry

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Learn
P.S. Krøyer's The Iron Foundry, Burmeister and Wain

Future Calculations

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Carl “Speed” Marvel in PBI vest

Tough Stuff

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

Robert W. Gore

Historical Profile
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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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 Leo Hendrik Baekeland, early 20th century. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood Studios, New York, NY. Williams Haynes Portrait Collection, the Institute Collections.

Leo Hendrik Baekeland

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Darleane C. Hoffman

Darleane C. Hoffman

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Theodore W. Richards in the laboratory.

Theodore William Richards

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Henry Aaron Hill, ca. 1976–1977.

Henry Aaron Hill

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Marie Curie.

Marie Sklodowska Curie

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Paul Ehrlich.

Paul Ehrlich

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E. M. A. Chandler, ca. 1930.

Edward Chandler

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Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

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

Stanislao Cannizzaro

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

Glenn Theodore Seaborg

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Mildred Cohn.

Mildred Cohn

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Roy J. Plunkett with a cable insulated with Teflon and a Teflon-coated muffin tin.

Roy J. Plunkett

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Emil Fischer.

Emil Fischer

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Susan Solomon in her NOAA office in Boulder, Colorado, next to a globe showing Antarctica.

Susan Solomon

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Harvey Washington Wiley.

Harvey Washington Wiley

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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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Gilbert Newton Lewis.

Gilbert Newton Lewis

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Portrait of Jane Marcet.

Jane Marcet

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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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Robert Woodward, with his trademark cigarette, sitting at a desk with a statue of a Scotsman.

Robert Burns Woodward

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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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Ellen Swallow, about 1858.

Ellen H. Swallow Richards

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John Dalton

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Ruth Benerito.

Ruth Benerito

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Donald Othmer as a young man.

Donald F. Othmer

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Paul Berg.

Paul Berg

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Stephanie Kwolek at a polarizing microscope.

Stephanie L. Kwolek

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Søren Sørensen.

Søren Sørensen

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Percy Julian.

Percy Lavon Julian

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