Industrial Revolution (1750 - 1850)

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An 1822 star map by Alexander Jamieson shows the constellation Telescopium Herschelii, depicted here, ironically, as a refracting telescope.

A Giant of Astronomy

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Our Mutual Friend

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The Age of Scurvy

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Amputation

Auld Medicine

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Humphry Davy

Left Behind

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Walter Potter's Monkey Riding a Goat

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Haeckel illustration of hummingbirds

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Medusa Nebula

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The Magic of It All

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Speaking in Tongues

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Jane Marcet

Mrs. Chemistry

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Brave New Butter

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Sir Joseph Banks

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Neanderthal skull

Ancient DNA

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Manufacturing the Weather

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Color booklet for paint

The Devouring Element

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Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever Fiend

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How to detect adulterated food and medicine

Secret Ingredient

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A watercolor of five surgeons participating in an amputation without anesthetic.

Painless Dreams

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Powerful Effervescence

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Alfred Swaine Taylor on poisons

Palmer the Poisoner

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The Laboratorio Chimico at the Museum of Science at the University of Lisbon

Elements of the Past

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Hubble Space Telescope

Whales in Space

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Lancets and a blood collecting bowl

Let It Bleed

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An Everyday Poison

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William Crookes

Champion of Victorian Science

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The BGL Chemical Set

Chemistry at Play

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Up in the Air

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