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Hennig Brand and the Discovery of Phosphorus

Hennig Brand and the Discovery of Phosphorus

Update: 2019-04-29
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Spoiler alert: Hennig Brand discovered phosphorous by boiling pee. And phosphorous is the first element whose discoverer we can name. But he was really trying to do something else: He thought the secret to the philosopher’s stone might be found in urine. 

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Hennig Brand and the Discovery of Phosphorus

Hennig Brand and the Discovery of Phosphorus

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