A Catalyst article about alchemy, the study of eternal life, salvation, and the answer to the ultimate questions about life, the universe and everything. It flourished for more than 1500 years until, in the late 1600s, the beginnings of modern, scientific chemistry edged it aside. The article looks at what was alchemy and who the alchemists were.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2006, Volume 17, Issue 1.
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