Substantia. An International Journal of the History of Chemistry 

Substantia is an open access peer-reviewed academic international journal dedicated to traditional perspectives as well as innovative and synergetic implications of history and philosophy of Chemistry.  It is meant to be a crucible for discussions on science, on making science and its outcomes. Substantia hosts discussions on the connections between chemistry and other horizons of human activities, and on the historical aspects of chemistry.

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Vol 4, No 1 (2020)

Published March 11, 2020

Issue Description

The Cover Image is a  polarized light micrograph (magnification 600x) of crystals in quenched steel in a matrix of austenite, by Harlan H. Baker, Ames, Iowa, USA. Courtesy of Nikon Small World (7th Place, 1977 Photomicrography Competition,


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