Mysteries

Harry versus the Volcano

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Saving Old Movies

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Woman irritated by smog in LA in the 1950s

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

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A Study In Scarlet

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Laser inventor Gordon Gould playing chess 1940

The Man, the Myth, the Laser

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It’s about Time

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U.S. postal inspectors, ca. early 20th century

Under Cover of Ink

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A biologist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) examines animal tissue, ca. 1970.

A Vulnerable Earth

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

Susan Solomon

Historical Profile
Barnum & Bailey Poster

Strange Things

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Whales in Space

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Return to the Scene

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Party Spirits

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

What’s in a Name?

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Clara Immerwahr

Casualty of War

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Is Anybody Out There?

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

Money Man

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Illustration of factories on the Hudson River in New York City, 1870s

The Smell Detectives

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Cropped image of La Bella Principessa

The Da Vinci Question

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Crime Fighters

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A phrenological map of the brain

Entered into Evidence

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Criminal Chemistry

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