Mixtures 6: Empedocles and Unmixing

Mixtures 6: Empedocles and Unmixing

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Empedocles was an ancient Greek Philosopher and the first Western thinker to propose that everything in the world was a mixture of basic substances. He believed the four elements were Earth, Air, Fire and Water. In this podcast we also look at physically un-mixing, or separating out mixtures into their basic substances....
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Empedocles was an ancient Greek Philosopher and the first Western thinker to propose that everything in the world was a mixture of basic substances. He believed the four elements were Earth, Air, Fire and Water. In this podcast we also look at physically un-mixing, or separating out mixtures into their basic substances....
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