Warfare

Armageddon’s Fingerprints

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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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Portrait of refugee doctor

Refugee Doctors

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Fist and flask graphic

Political Science

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Military Solution

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A Tear Gas Tale

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Hammond in her lab at MIT.

Paula Hammond

Historical Profile
Wounded Soldier

Horror Show

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The Bradbury Science Museum is part of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The museum’s history gallery tells the story of the making of the atomic bomb. (Sarah Reisert)

Remember Los Alamos

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Dolphins

Communicating Under Water

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

Under Cover of Ink

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Feeding a War

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Life and Death

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A Soviet propaganda poster translates as “Soviet man, be proud. You opened the road to the stars from Earth!” (russiatrek.org)

Sputnik Fever

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Soldiers during World War II gathering meteorological data in the Caribbean.

Weather Service

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Promises, Promises

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Boom Times

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Gerhard Domagk

Soldier Sulfa

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German physicists from before World War II

Magical Thinking

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An Uneasy Partnership

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

Glenn Theodore Seaborg

Historical Profile
Alfred Nobel.

Alfred Nobel

Historical Profile
Ernest Rutherford in academic garb.

Ernest Rutherford

Historical Profile
Linus Pauling during an oral history interview conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, now the Science History Institute, in 1987.

Linus Carl Pauling

Historical Profile
Ralph Landau.

Ralph Landau

Historical Profile
Fritz Haber, sketched in 1911 by W. Luntz.

Fritz Haber

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Operation Greenhouse

An Aging Army

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Walter Snelling Photograhpic Experiment

Visual Evidence

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Alex Wellerstein

Telling Secrets

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Blockade Against Blockade or John Bull a Match for Boney

The Blockade Runner

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Brave New Butter

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Harvard Cyclotron

Accelerating Oncology

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Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever Fiend

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St. Clair’s Defeat

Fresh Start

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Cold War Chemistry

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Clara Immerwahr

Casualty of War

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Mystery of Mass (Spec)

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Satirical illustration from Erwin Weinbrenner’s illustrated poem KZL und Morgenthau.

Factory to Farm

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Parachute silk

Hot Pursuit

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Army surgeons

Frontline Pharmacies

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Burning Rubber

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Social Scientist

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Christmas at Hanford

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Dual Use

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