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Articles with keyword "history of science"

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Confronting Science

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

Hand showing small pox pustules

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Pox in the City

From cows to controversy, the smallpox vaccine triumphs.

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

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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.