Popular Culture

Harry versus the Volcano

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Family Practice

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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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Serious Fun

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Second Chances

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Laser inventor Gordon Gould playing chess 1940

The Man, the Myth, the Laser

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Women wearing orange yoga pants and yellow sneakers

The Yoga Pant Problem

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The Elements of Fiction

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Vintage poster of people watching TV

Sci-Fi Radio Drama

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Here Comes the Spray Man!

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Fizzy Water

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

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Portrait of child, grandmother and two cats

Grandmothers Matter

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Still image from Rethinking Ink animation

Rethinking Ink

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Fist and flask graphic

Political Science

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Life on Mars

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Political Scientist

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Before and after of laser tattoo removal

Rethinking Ink

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A Recipe for Good Health

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A Killer of a Cure

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Print of Giovanni Francesco Camocio's "Humani Victus Instrumenta"

Making Senses

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1950s ad for Mum cream deodorant

The Smell of Shame

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Grindhouse Wetware’s Northstar device in 2015.

Hacking Humans

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LZR Racer

Winning Skin

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Amputation

Auld Medicine

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Tim Cannon

Fast Forward

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Scent of Mystery ad

The Third Sense

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Nitrous oxide party

High Times

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Diagram of sports bra

Second Skin

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Still Life

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Illustration of childbirth

(Natural) Childbirth

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Swedish worker inspects nylon stocking, 1954

Synthetic Threads

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Walter Potter's Monkey Riding a Goat

Death and Taxidermy

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Home Away from Home

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Tho-Radia ad

The Secrets of Life

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Cloud chamber from the A. C. Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab, ca. 1950.

Hazardous Fun

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Roald Hoffmann, after receiving the 2006 AIC Gold Medal.

Roald Hoffmann

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Lead Balloon Contest

Up, Up, and Away

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Jovana Grbic

Scripted Science

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Science made it on air soon after the first appearance of the television. But from the beginning science programming has faced the challenge of being both entertaining and educational.

On the Air

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Deborah Harkness

Facts and Fictions

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DuPont car paint ad

Colors Run Riot

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Serious Fun

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H. R. MacMillan Space Centre

Lost in Space

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Artwork from the graphic novel Trinity

Graphic History

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A sample of Salvarsan from 1936

Early Solution

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Portrait of Jane Marcet.

Jane Marcet

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Wallace H. Carothers, shown here with neoprene.

Wallace Hume Carothers

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Gordon Moore at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in 2005.

Gordon E. Moore

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Rachel Carson.

Rachel Carson

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

Roy J. Plunkett

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