Philadelphia museum seeks chemical attraction

August 24, 2008 6:48:57 PM PDT
The Chemical Heritage Foundation wants you to take another look at a subject you may have vowed never to revisit after final exams. The foundation is expanding its historic Philadelphia headquarters. As it does so, it's working to show the dynamic ways that chemistry came to be, where it's been and what might be in store.

A gallery dedicated to changing exhibits is being inaugurated with "Molecules that Matter," its enormous colorful structures overhead representing 10 organic molecules that transformed modern life over the past 10 decades.

"Molecules that Matter" opened Aug. 18 and will to on the road in 2009.

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