Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Northwestern University: Discover Nano
An engaging and illustrated guide to what nanotechnology and nanotechnology instruments are.

New Scientist: Interactive Nanoscale
An online scale that investigates the questions of what objects look like on the nanoscale and how we can see them.

In Chemical Heritage Magazine

Garden of Nanotech: A Role for the Social Sciences and Humanities in Nanotechnology
Richard Smalley, a Nobel laureate in chemistry, in 2002 crafted a metaphor for scientific research of the future, calling it the “garden of the physical sciences.”

From Nanotech to Nanoscience
The term nanotechnology gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s, but technologies that use tiny or “nanosized” objects have been around for centuries.

 

Reflections on Careers

Learn more about women's contributions to science through CHF's Women in Chemistry oral histories.

Stories from the Field

Listen to career insights and stories of scientific adventures from women in chemistry.