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Did you know that Sir Isaac Newton attempted to create the philospher's stone? When he wasn’t sitting under trees and getting hit in the head by apples, Sir Isaac Newton was way into alchemy. It turns out that a recently rediscovered manuscript contains his recipe for “sophick mercury,” which is a key ingredient in the philosopher’s stone. Now, due to Harry Potter, most folks think of the philosopher’s stone as the elixir of life, but it’s actually a material that supposedly turns metals like lead into gold. What does the discovery of this manuscript mean to the scientific community? It means that researchers and scientists are one step closer to understanding how Newton broke down these often incredibly confusing alchemical recipes. Now let’s get out there and (safely) melt some metals!: Did you know that Sir Isaac Newton attempted to create the philospher's stone? When he wasn’t sitting under trees and getting hit in the head by apples, Sir Isaac Newton was way into alchemy. It turns out that a recently rediscovered manuscript contains his recipe for “sophick mercury,” which is a key ingredient in the philosopher’s stone. Now, due to Harry Potter, most folks think of the philosopher’s stone as the elixir of life, but it’s actually a material that supposedly turns metals like lead into gold. What does the discovery of this manuscript mean to the scientific community? It means that researchers and scientists are one step closer to understanding how Newton broke down these often incredibly confusing alchemical recipes. Now let’s get out there and (safely) melt some metals!

Did you know that Sir Isaac Newton attempted to create the philospher's stone? When he wasn’t sitting under trees and getting hit in the...

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