Controlling pollutions through disinfection, rather than preventing them outright, marked a critical feature of the chemical revolution that crested in the 1770s.
François Jarrige and Thomas Le Roux | Nov 20, 2020
A wave of statistical enthusiasm, coupled with new technologies, paved the way for data visualization that laid the foundations for social reform in 19th-century Britain.
Murray Dick | Aug 26, 2020
Renowned scientist and best-selling author Vaclav Smil offers a sweeping look at pandemics that ravaged the world.
Vaclav Smil | Mar 30, 2020