What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?
The painting below is The Alchymist, in Search of the Philosopher’s Stone by Joseph Wright. It depicts German alchemist Hennig Brand’s discovery of phosphorous. Made in 1771, it came right at the tail end of the Enlightenment, a period that Europeans look back on as the age when they gave birth to the modern world. The work is a ... read more
Source: Tomorrow EditionPublished on 2021-04-03By Benjamin