SYMHC Classics: Secret Science - Alchemy!

“Alchemist Sendivogius” by Jan Matejko, 1867 Public domain

We're revisiting an episode from Sarah and Deblina from 2011. Many think of alchemy as a fool's pursuit, but alchemy has a rich history closely tied to medicine and metallurgy. Additionally, techniques developed by alchemists strongly influenced chemistry. So why don't we call chemistry alchemy?

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Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics