PACHSmörgåsbord

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Shiver me timbers: Pirates, Chemistry and the World

News about chemical Pirate control in Germany, and thoughts about world news in chemistry.

Posted by Anke on 07/29 at 10:56 AM

Initial thoughts from the ICHST 2009

Some initial thoughts on the International Congress of History of Science and Technology, a massive conference taking place at the moment in Budapest.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 07/29 at 02:14 AM

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Curioser and curioser

Curious nuggets at CHF. From an insider.





Posted by Anke on 07/22 at 02:23 PM

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Science as nationalism

I use the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch as an opportunity to think about how science serves nationalist agendas.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 07/16 at 02:21 AM

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Pain in the Brain

Some thoughts about pain killers.

Posted by Anke on 07/15 at 12:13 PM

Monday, July 13, 2009

PACHS and Public opinions on science

Prompted by a recent Pew Charitable Trusts survey on public opinion on science, I offer some thoughts on how PACHS might promote scholarly and public understanding of history of science, technology and medicine.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 07/13 at 10:02 PM

Thursday, July 09, 2009

A new contributor to PACHSmörgåsbord

With consummate ease, Babak has persuaded another person to write for PACHSmörgåsbord.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 07/09 at 12:53 AM

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Casting the Pod

Distillations, now an award winning podcast on the history of chemistry, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Posted by Anke on 07/08 at 09:38 AM

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

The ‘Please don’t touch’ museum at CHF

The museum at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, First Fridays, and some anecdotes.

Posted by Anke on 07/01 at 02:04 PM

Friday, June 26, 2009

Refracting Galileo, Again

Some of the most frequently asked questions about developing programs for this new center are about holding events for the public.  What is the audience?  What do they want?  How can we reach (and build) that audience for history of science?  Last week’s event at the Franklin Institute went a long way toward providing a few answers.

Posted by Babak Ashrafi on 06/26 at 09:33 AM

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