Science and its stakeholders: The making of 'Science in American Life'

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Summary

A history of the development of the exhibit "Science in American Life" at the National Museum of American History. The exhibit looked at a wide range of impacts of science on American life which caused controversy with science advocates.

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Citation information

New Research in Museum Studies Vol. 6

Notes

Molella and Stephens are curators at the National Museum of American History.

Contained within

Exploring science in museums (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1996

Topic

  • Technology
  • Controversies
  • Science
  • Science and civilization
  • Exhibitions
  • Social aspects
  • Science--Social aspects

Physical description

Number of pages: 12; Page numbers: 95-106

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