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November ushers in the cooler weather as well as the many holidays of the winter season. Whether it's watching a movie or having dinner with your family and friends, it seems “home is where the heart is.” Please enjoy our featured selection from our historical photos collection of some of our favorite scientists enjoying some rest and relaxation with their family and friends. To see more images like the ones we’ve selected, type the keyword “dwellings” into our Quick Search, or click here.

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2013 Calendar

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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Niels Bohr's atomic model with this 2013 calendar of select historical photos from his career.

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