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alchemy

A pseudoscience of the Middle Ages, which attempted to use primitive lab methods to understand laws of nature and the universe. Some of the methods and glassware alchemists created are still used in some form. Most alchemists tried to turn heavy metal into gold.
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Alchemy Properties is a privately held, fully integrated real estate developer of condominium, rental, retail and mixed-use properties throughout the New York metropolitan area led by Kenneth Horn, Joel Breitkopf and Alexander Saltzman.
To the popular mind, alchemy is synonymous with the activity of charlatans making outlandish claims about transmuting baser metals into noble metals such as gold, of endless secretive and futile searches for the "Philosophers' Stone," or of activities involving the invocation of supernatural vitalistic and theological principles in the preparation of alchemical elixirs.
Combining the functionalities of an integrated cinema processor (ICP) and a media server into a single projector, Barco Alchemy brings more simplicity and reliability into the projection booth, while providing future-proof modularity at unparalleled levels.
Before Alchemy, those same breakthroughs were all left up to chance and now the company has created products to engineer the serendipity of meaningful professional connections.
The new brand encompasses the company's three divisions - Alchemy Films, post-production division Alchemy Digital, and Alchemy Kit.
Drewe Lacey, founder and former managing director of Alchemy Wealth Management, will now sit on the board of Portland Financial Management in addition to taking on the role of chairman at the Chepstow-based firm.
Unlike other areas of natural knowledge that could rely on specific institutional support for their authority, alchemy fell between the institutional cracks.
International Conference on the History of Alchemy and Chymistry.
Secrets of Nature: Astrology and Alchemy in Early Modern Europe Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press 2001, 443 pp, HC ISBN 0-262-14075-6
Under the terms of the contract, Hydrogenics will also be providing Alchemy with engineering services to enable the bus to be used with Alchemy's technology.
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Love's Alchemy opens the door onto Rumi's colleagues in the Persian mystical tradition.