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Posted: January 25, 2021

Muscle Pain, Rocking Chairs, and the First Woman Physician to the President

You might be asking yourself, “what do Metrodora, muscle pain, and rocking chairs have to do with anything?” The answer is Dr. Janet G. Travell, a physician and researcher who became the first woman to hold the office of Physician to the President.

Muscle Pain, Rocking Chairs, and the First Woman Physician to the President
Posted: December 7, 2020

Smallpox: The Scientific History from Variolation to Vaccination

As the commander in chief of the Continental Army, George Washington oversaw the first large-scale public vaccination program in American history during the Revolutionary War.

Smallpox: The Scientific History from Variolation to Vaccination
Posted: November 23, 2020

Model Railroad Show Features Restored Architectural Embellishment from Original Train Station

While some aspects of this year's Model Railroad Show will look different to help limit the spread of COVID-19, one piece will look very familiar ... especially for anyone who took a train out of Broad Street Station!

Model Railroad Show Features Restored Architectural Embellishment from Original Train Station
Posted: November 17, 2020

Celebrating LGBT STEM Day, Frank Kameny, and Innovators Old and New

What does an astronomer have to do with providing members of the LGBTQ+ community with some much needed visibility? Find out from our Group Adventures Associate Hunter Mass.

Celebrating LGBT STEM Day, Frank Kameny, and Innovators Old and New
Posted: October 29, 2020

Fright Night: Halloween Monsters

Lots of adults spend the weeks leading up to Halloween watching the scary movies. Our resident historian gives us the rundown on some creepy characters featured in the films, as well as some modern science related to each.

Fright Night: Halloween Monsters