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From Chemical Heritage
Brown Bag Lecture: “Bringing Science Down to the Level of Boys: Chemistry Sets, the American Future, and Making Meaning out of Science Using the Technological Systems of Toys”
Science on Tap: “Guano Happens: An Illustrated History of Fertilizer in America”
Brown Bag Lecture: “What Are the Historians Doing in the Laboratory?! The Methods and Methodology of Reconstructing BNF MS. FR. 640”
Joseph Priestley Society: “Innovation in Chemical Distribution”
Brown Bag Lecture: “Roger Bacon’s Experimental Science”
Brown Bag Lecture: “Before Leonardo: Using Science to Discover Italy’s First Oil Painters”
Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman
Portrait of F. W. Clarke.
Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)
Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer
Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958
Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century
Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory
Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)
Beam Source, ca. 1985
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