The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics recognized the invention of the blue LED. Gross sheds light on the achievement’s origins at the Radio Corporation of America.
Three are chemists from universities in California and Pennsylvania. One is a historian of science at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
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CHF Welcomes Carly Watts, Space-Suit Engineer at NASA
Brown Bag Lecture: “The European Air Chemistry Network and the Construction of a ‘Global’ Climate”
T. T. Chao Symposium
Brown Bag Lecture: “Edward Darrell Smith and the Chemical Treatment of Urinary Stones”
Brown Bag Lecture: “Molecules in Biology before Molecular Biology: Imagining Molecules under Polarized Light, 1910–1939”
First Friday: Space Food
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)
Bakelite billiard ball
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