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Articles with keyword "history of science"

Clara Mason Fox Collection: Original watercolor illustrations

50 States of Preservation: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden preserve the natural history and flora of Southern California and the American West.

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.