FAQ: Introduction

1.  Q: Did alchemists ever succeed in turning lead into gold?

 A: No.


2.  Q: Can lead be turned into gold today?

 A: Yes, through a process called nuclear transmutation. However, the cost of the process is more expensive than the resulting gold.


3.  Q: Who is best known for their quest for the elixer vitae?

 A: Paracelsus


4.  Q: What is fire anyways?

 A: The fire we see is due to light that is emitted from the hot gaseous molecules (carbon dioxide, water etc.).



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C101 Class Notes
Prof. N. De Leon