HFM 049 | History’s Greatest Alchemists, Part 1: Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the Father of Modern Physics, Who Would Rather be Transmuting Metals into Gold, with Travis Dow of the History of Alchemy Podcast

December 23, 2013


Think that Isaac Newton was only interested in advancing science and banishing all forms of superstition or empirical research? Think again! Find out how the father of modern physics and mathematics spent far more of his time attempting to unlock the secrets of transmuting base metals into gold and figuring out the date for the end of the world.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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