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From Alchemy to Chemistry back to Alchemy
In this three part series from the BBC, Professor Jim Al-Khalili discusses the history of the elements. Part One: Discovering the Elements - The demise of the Phlogiston theory, and how alchemy became chemistry.

Part Two: The Order of the Elements - Mendeleev and Moseley, the birth of the periodic table and the spectrograph

Part Three: The Power of the Elements - Modern alchemists, 92 elements and beyond, radioactivity.

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alchemy  bbc  chemistry  elements  history  JimAl-Khalili  periodictable  phlogiston  from google
october 2011 by ammonite2

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