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September 19, 2002

Purdue chemists will revisit the age of alchemy

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue's Department of Chemistry will present "The Chemistry of Alchemy" at 11 a.m. Oct. 26 in the Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 200.

Demonstrations will showcase the origins of chemistry, dating back almost 1,000 years, and will show how current knowledge could have affected the outcomes of some early experiments. The show, which is free and open to the public, is aimed at children and adults of all ages.

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