urey_emiliani

Gerald J. Wasserburg, Cesare Emiliani, and Harold C. Urey in front of a mass spectrometer in Urey’s lab at the University of Chicago, ca. 1953. University of Chicago Photographic Archive, [apf digital item number, apf1-08451], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

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Anthropocene Knowledge: Earth History in the Making

This second research area addresses questions of relevance for a historical epistemology of Anthropocene-related practice fields, such as (pre-)industrial chemistry, Earth system and climate sciences, risk assessment, historiography, and the current transformation of scholarship.

 

dept1_urey_emiliani

Gerald J. Wasserburg, Cesare Emiliani, and Harold C. Urey in front of a mass spectrometer in Urey’s lab at the University of Chicago, ca. 1953. University of Chicago Photographic Archive, [apf digital item number, apf1-08451], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

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