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Frontiers of Knowledge: Britton Chance and New Channels of Discovery

2017
Center for Digital Scholarship

This digital gallery was created by the Center for Digital Scholarship.


From his earliest days as an inventor to his days as a pioneer of biophysics, Britton Chance was dedicated to scientific research and medicine, with patents in fields ranging from seafaring devices to magnetic imaging. This gallery highlights different periods of Britton Chance's life and career through photographs, letters, and other documents.