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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

 
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"The causes of chemical change are as yet unkown, and the laws by which they are governed; but in their connexion with electrical and magnetic phenomena, there is a gleam of light pointing to a new dawn in science; and may we not hope that, in another century, chemistry having, as it were, passed under the dominion of the mathematical sciences, may find some happy genius.capable of unfolding its wonderful and mysterious forms."
-Humphry Davy (1826)

Quotation from "Nineteenth Century Scientific Instruments", p.203
Image courtesy of SCU Archives, Catalog# cv.7.12, "The Apothecary's Shop"
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