History of alchemy
Alchemy is an influential tradition whose practitioners have, from antiquity, claimed it to be the precursor to profound powers. The defining objectives of alchemy are varied but historically have typ...
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Periodic Table of Elements - Chemistry: A Volatile History - BBC Four
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science More about this episode: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qck1t Professor Al-Khalili looks at the 19th century chemists who st...
History of chemistry
The history of chemistry represents a time span from ancient history to the present. By 1000 BC, civilizations used technologies that would eventually form the basis to the various branches of chemist...
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Chemistry (etymology)
In the history of science, the etymology of the word chemistry is debatable. It is agreed that the word derives from the word alchemy, which is a European one, derived from the Arabic al-kīmīā (الكيم...
Alchemy and chemistry in medieval Islam
Alchemy and chemistry in Islam refers to the study of both traditional alchemy and early practical chemistry (the early chemical investigation of nature in general) by scholars in the medieval Islamic...
Renaissance magic
Renaissance humanism (15th and 16th century) saw a resurgence in hermeticism and Neo-Platonic varieties of ceremonial magic.
The seven artes magicae or artes prohibitae, arts prohibited by canon l...
Natural magic
Natural magic in the context of Renaissance magic is that part of the occult which deals with natural forces directly, as opposed to ceremonial magic, in particular goety and theurgy, which deals with...
Rasayana
Rasāyana, रसायन is a Sanskrit word, with literal meaning: Path (āyana) of essence (rasa). It is a term that in early ayurvedic medicine means the science of lengthening lifespan, and in later (post ...
History of metallurgy in the Indian subcontinent
History of metallurgy in the Indian subcontinent began prior to the 3rd millennium BCE and continued well into the British Raj. Metals and related concepts were mentioned in various early Vedic age te...
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Synthesis of noble metals
The synthesis of precious metals, a symbolic goal long sought by alchemists, is only possible with methods utilizing nuclear physics, currently involving either nuclear reactors or particle accelerato...
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Glenn T. Seaborg
Glenn Theodore Seaborg (/ˈsiːbɔrɡ/; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American chemist whose involvement in the synthesis, discovery and investigation of ten transuranium eleme...
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Magnum opus (alchemy)
The Great Work (Latin: Magnum opus) is an alchemical term for the process of creating the philosopher's stone. It has been used to describe personal and spiritual transmutation in the Hermetic traditi...
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Timeline of chemistry
The timeline of chemistry lists important works, discoveries, ideas, inventions, and experiments that significantly changed humanity's understanding of the modern science known as chemistry, defined a...
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Takwin
Takwin (Arabic: تكوين‎) was a goal of certain Muslim alchemists, notably Jabir ibn Hayyan. In the alchemical context, takwin refers to the creation of synthetic life in the laboratory, up to...
Fausto Elhuyar
Fausto de Elhuyar (11 October 1755 – 6 February 1833) was a Spanish chemist, and the joint discoverer of tungsten with his brother Juan José Elhuyar in 1783. He was in charge, under a King of Spain co...
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Carmot
The philosophers' stone or stone of the philosophers (Latin: lapis philosophorum) is a legendary alchemical substance said to be capable of turning base metals such as lead into gold (chrysopoeia,...
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History of materials science
The history of materials science is the study of how different materials were used as influenced by the history of Earth and the culture of the peoples of the Earth.
The materials used by differen...
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Albedo (alchemy)
In alchemy, albedo is one of the four major stages of the magnum opus; along with nigredo, citrinitas and rubedo. It is a Latinicized term meaning "whiteness". Following the chaos or massa confusa of ...
Anders Gustaf Ekeberg
Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (Stockholm, Sweden, 16 January 1767 – Uppsala, Sweden, 11 February 1813) was a Swedish chemist who discovered tantalum in 1802. He was notably deaf.Ekeberg enrolled at Upps...
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William Brownrigg
William Brownrigg M.D. F.R.S. (24 March 1711–1800) was a doctor and scientist, who practised at Whitehaven in Cumberland. While there, William Brownrigg carried out experiments that won him not only ...
Leyden papyrus X
The Leyden papyrus X (P. Leyden X) is a papyrus codex written in Greek at about the end of the 3rd century A.D. or perhaps around 250 A.D. and buried with its owner, and today preserved at Leiden in t...
Academic genealogy of chemists
Chemistry genealogy is something of a hobby of chemists, using academic genealogy to trace their roots through their doctoral advisors in the same manner that one might trace a family tree. This page...
Timeline of biology and organic chemistry
Significant events in biology and organic chemistry:
Chemical Revolution
The chemical revolution, also called the first chemical revolution, denotes the early modern reformulation of chemistry that culminated in the Law of Conservation of Matter and the oxygen theory of co...
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Chemurgy
Chemurgy is a branch of applied chemistry that is concerned with preparing industrial products from agricultural raw materials. The word "chemurgy" was coined by chemist William J. Hale and first publ...
Structural theory
In chemistry, structural theory explains the large variety in chemical compounds in terms of atoms making up molecules, the order in which atoms are put together in molecules and the electrons that h...
Chemical Heritage Foundation
75°08′47″W / 39.948861°N 75.146526°W / 39.948861; -75.146526The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) is an organization in Philadelphia with a library, museum, archive, and conf...
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Clyssus
In the pre-modern chemistry of Paracelsus, a clyssus, or clissus, was one of the effects, or productions of that art; consisting of the most efficacious principles of any body, extracted, purified, an...
Andrew Norman Meldrum
Andrew Norman Meldrum (1876, Alloa – 1934, Edinburgh) was a Scottish scientist known for his work in organic chemistry and for his studies of the history of chemistry. It has been claimed that ...
AGLA
AGLA(אגלא) is a notariqon (kabbalistic acronym) for Atah Gibor Le-olam Adonai,"You, O Lord, are mighty forever." Also seen as Athah gabor leolah, adonai, (אתה גבור לעולם אדני - Thou art powerful and e...
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