Asked in Gold and Precious Metals
Who was the famous alchemist who tried to turn lead into gold?
Transmutation of lead into gold isn't just theoretically possible - it has been achieved! There are reports that Glenn Seaborg, 1951 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, succeeded in transmuting a minute quantity of lead (possibly en route from bismuth, in 1980) into gold. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Gold and Precious Metals
Why do alchemists think they can turn lead into gold. Has anyone successfully turned lead into gold before?
These are only illusions not science.
Asked in Definitions
What is the name for a person who can transform base metal to gold?
It's not that much of a trick to turn metal into gold as long as the metal you start with is gold... ...
Why doesn't fat turn to muscle or muscle turn to fat?
They are different tissues. Bones don't turn into livers and lead doesn't turn into gold. ...