alchemy
Painting Pseudoscience
Painting Pseudoscience
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
Johns Hopkins University Chemist Larry Principe discusses his favorite alchemy painting, the topic of this month’s Foundations.
Illustrating Alchemy, 18th Century
Illustrating Alchemy, 18th Century
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
As the science of chemistry developed, public perceptions of alchemists shifted from respect to ridicule.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the September issue of The Scientist.
Medicinal Alchemy, circa 1512
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
During the Middle Ages, alchemists developed sophisticated ways to tap the medicinal powers of the Earth’s bounty. Liber de Arte Distillandi, published in 1512, is a layman’s guide to the preparation of these natural medicines.