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The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of the innovators and scientific discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
Our current exhibition explores more than 200 years of water analysis and protection in the United States.
ExhibitLab is the Institute’s space in the Masao Horiba Gallery for small, focused exhibits that showcase specific collections, prototype new ideas, or respond to current events.
In-person tours and virtual classroom visits are best suited for students ages 12 and up. Reservations are required and spaces are limited.
When horses gallop, do all four hooves ever leave the ground at once? This episode of The Disappearing Spoon recounts the saga that led to the answer.
Alternative currencies flourish in desperate times and situations.
Nuclear waste remains dangerous for millennia, so how do we keep people in the distant future away from it?