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Episode 41: Marie Curie

Marie Curie isn’t really an alchemist, but she did show that “transmutation” does happen in nature. Normally this is out of the scope of The History of Alchemy Podcast, but we took the opportunity to compare modern atomic theory to the one of alchemists. We basically bridge the gap from the 18th century to the 20th and then talk about the amazing feats of Marie Curie.

To make up for us going out of scope we tell how to make gold at the end of the episode. No tricks, really turning mercury into gold using modern science!

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