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Mary Jo Nye

Mary Jo Nye is a historian of the chemical and physical sciences and professor emerita of history at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Stories from Mary Jo Nye

Speaking in Tongues

Science’s centuries-long hunt for a common language.

Black and white photo of an award ceremony with group of people

Social Scientist

Assessing J. Robert Oppenheimer as a leader.