History of Alchemy Podcast

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


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Archimastry - Giovanni Panteo

Different alchemists had different definitions for archimy, but for Giovanni Panteo archimy was the metallurgical aspect of alchemy, while 


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Alchemy and the History of Science

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Cornelis Drebbel

Even in Golden Age of Alchemy, Cornelis Drebbel stands alone as a sort of Ben Franklin or Emmett Brown character. He created the first submarine, red dye, and was famous for him continuous mobile machines that landed him in the courts of the likes of J...


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Elizabeth I and Alchemy

Elizabeth I of England, the last of the Tudors, is more than an interesting footnote in the history of alchemy.


 2014-11-23  43m

Alchemists' Halloween Special

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Richard and Isabella Ingalese

A fun legend of Alchemists from around the turn of the century in California.


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Philosopher's Stone, Elixir of Life, but also: Homunculus. Some alchemists were more after this than gold, and in some theories a homunculus can be used as a philosopher's stone.A homunculus is basically an artificial man. Hear to learn more:


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