History of STEM

  • Super-X-Ear

    Everything Has a History

    Jaipreet Virdi | Feb 28, 2024

    An ad for the Wrist-Ear sent historian Jaipreet Virdi looking for the physical hearing aid itself.
  • Medicalized Enslavement, Disability, and Southeast Asian Art

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Dec 15, 2023

    Get a peek inside the latest issue of the AHR.
  • Spoiled Fruits

    Annual Meeting

    Jason A. Heppler | Nov 15, 2023

    Silicon Valley is often touted as eco-friendly today, yet the environmental history of the region tarnishes that reputation.
  • Staleness

    Perspectives Daily

    Jorden Pitt | Nov 9, 2023

    Ideals of masculinity influenced the treatment of US airmen’s psychological issues during World War I.

Most Recent

  • Ronald L. Numbers (1942–2023)

    Judith Walzer Leavitt | Nov 1, 2023

    Renowned historian of science, medicine, and religion Ronald L. Numbers died at age 81 at his home in Madison, Wisconsin, on July 24, 2023.
  • Sovereignty and Satellites

    Rebecca L. West | Oct 18, 2023

    Read about the 2023–24 recipients of the Fellowship in Aerospace History and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.
  • Johnny Horizon Environmental Test Kit

    Sherri Sheu | Sep 28, 2023

    A 1970s children’s toy illustrates long-standing interest in—and lack of control over—our environment.
  • When the Big Screen Isn’t Big Enough

    Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 14, 2023

    There’s a lot more to the story of the atomic bombs than Oppenheimer showed.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Anita Guerrini

    Matthew Keough | Jun 28, 2023

    Anita Guerrini is the Horning Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Oregon State University and a research professor at University...

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