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December 12, 2016

Brown Bag Lecture: Lessons from a List of Paracelsians Alive in 1579

Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)

December 14, 2016

New York History of Science Lecture Series: Birth of the “Atomic Tuna”: Radioactive Fallout, U.S.-Japan Alliance, and the Politics of Radiological Standards in the Mid-1950s

Center for Science & Society at Columbia University (New York, NY)

December 15, 2016

Christine Keiner, Rochester Institute of Technology

History Seminar on Contemporary Science and Technology, “Peaceful Nuclear Explosives, Environmental Diplomacy, and the Panatomic Canal”

Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum (Washington, D.C.)

January 19, 2017

Amyrs Williams, Wesleyan University

Research Seminar, “Reimagining the Modern Farm: Ecological Development and 4-H’s New Deal for Agriculture”

Hagley Museum & Library (Wilmington, DE)

January 25, 2017

Sara Pritchard, Cornell University

“Polluted Nightscapes: ‘Natural Night-Sky Brightness,’ Skyglow, and the U.S. National Park Service”

Center for Science & Society at Columbia University (New York, NY)

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