"More than once, through my own inventiveness, I created a whole new entree into a scientific domain. In that sense then it might be said I sometimes acted as the 'ice-breaker' to forge new channels of discovery."

New Channels of Discovery

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.


Each gallery represents a different period of Britton Chance's life and career. Click on the sections below to explore photographs, letters, and other documents from each era of Chance's long career.

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