Thursday, April 26, 2007

Podcast Pick of the Day - NOVA | PBS

Newton's Alchemy
Run Time: 7:11

Sir Isaac Newton an alchemist? Apparently. Newton’s coded notebooks revealed his deep interest in alchemy and experiments he performed, including trying to produce a philosopher’s stone capable of both curing metals of their impurities and curing people of illness.

The podcast can be found on iTunes.

For more on Newton and his dark secrets visit NOVA PBS

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