History of Alchemy Podcast

A look at the history of alchemy and it's influence on science.

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Episode 79: Biblical Figures as Alchemists


To properly understand several alchemical references, we need to look at a source all alchemists were familiar with: the Bible. This gives a big piece of the puzzle to understanding the world as alchemist saw things.


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Episode 78: Year 4 of Alchemy


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Episode 77: Sir Francis Bacon


One of the so-called “Fathers of the Modern Scientific Method” also still believed in the principles of alchemy. Like, a lot. Sir Francis Bacon made it all the way to Chancellor of England. Some say he even gave Shakespeare a hand. http://historyofalch...


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Episode 75: Robert Olsen and I Meet Again


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HoA: Andreas Libavius


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