The long, sprawling names of chemicals...how did they come about?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Evan-Hepler Smith, a graduate student in the History of Science, discusses the doctoral work he does on the nomenclature of chemistry, which earned him the distinction of 2014-15 Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellow. Remarks by Michael Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, are included. Video courtesy of the Princeton Alumni Association.