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Will Kearney

Will Kearney was an editorial intern at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (now Science History Institute).

Stories from Will Kearney

Joseph Black

That Beautiful Theory

Joseph Black, one of the first to realize that air was composed of many gases, isolated carbon dioxide, and discovered latent heat.

The Thin Green Line

The feud between William Crookes and Claude-Auguste Lamy over the newly discovered element thallium rested on the very definition of discovery.