Episode 117: Women's History Month

Lab Technician Set.

Courtesy of CHF Collections. Image by Gregory Tobias.

Today's episode celebrates the contributions women have made to chemistry, particularly lesser-known figures whose work was integral to the field. We start with the story of British crystallographer Dorothy Hodgkin. Next, executive producer Jennifer Dionisio is introduced to the women in CHF's museum who have left a lasting impact on the history of science.

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:31 Introduction
00:54 Dorothy Hodgkin
03:49 CHF Museum Tour
11:23 Closing Credits


Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from Music Alley. Additional music includes “Flower of Lebanon," by Aaron English, and "Night Fire," by Neil MacPherson.

This week’s image is from CHF's collections. Visit our Flickr page for more images of chemistry sets and women in chemistry.

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