On the occult origins of chemistry and the stuff of life | Curio

On the occult origins of chemistry and the stuff of life

19 mins | Jun 4, 2022

Exploring the captivating, almost mythological, relationship between the organic and the inorganic. Scientists have tried to understand the characteristics that a chemical system must possess to be considered living throughout history. In this excerpt from Laura Tripaldi's book "Parallel Minds: Discovering the Intelligence of Materials", we discover and study the value of such pursuit in a completely different light and why it continues to fascinate alchemists.

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