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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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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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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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Portrait of St. Elmo Brady, undated. University of Illinois Archives

St. Elmo Brady

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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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Charles Drew in the lab at Howard University, 1942.

Charles Richard Drew

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Anna J. Harrison.

Anna Jane Harrison

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

Edward Chandler

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Emil Fischer.

Emil Fischer

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Ruth Benerito.

Ruth Benerito

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Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

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An 1830 engraving of Sir Humphry Davy, by G. R. Newton, after a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).

Humphry Davy

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Ralph Landau.

Ralph Landau

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