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BOLD: Color from Test Tube to Textile

Take a colorful journey through more than 150 years of synthetic dye-making.

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Free Museum Day

Join us for special gallery tours and hands-on activities as part of Welcome America’s Philly Holiday Experience.

Thursday, December 28 | 10am–5pm

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Beckman Center Now Accepting Applications for 2024–2025 Fellowships

Submissions are due January 15, 2024.

Apply for a fellowship
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Institute’s Rare Earth Elements Project Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Award

Prestigious Horizon Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to chemistry education.

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We tell the stories behind the science.

The Science History Institute explores lesser-known and overlooked stories from the history of science and technology. We dive deep into the history of scientific successes and failures, with a focus on expanding knowledge and broadening our understanding of how science and society intersect.

Collect. Preserve. Interpret. Share.

Through research, storytelling, public programming, and educational outreach, we reveal how science is embedded in our daily lives.


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