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Articles with keyword "history of science"

Michael D. Gordin


Impertinent Questions with Michael D. Gordin

on the evolution of a common language for science.

Albert Einstein in 1920s


The Face of Science

How Albert Einstein became a celebrity


Confronting Science

The monk and his pea plants were just the beginning of the anguish over societal values.

Hand showing small pox pustules


Pox in the City

From cows to controversy, the smallpox vaccine triumphs.

Image of Astrolabe, M-26, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL


History of Science at the Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium’s history of science collection is one of the world’s most important, and includes the astrolabe pictured here.