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Science quiz : who invented the Alembic and still ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 03 Feb '13 04:19 pm
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The earliest appearances of alembics are to be found in the works of ancient Greek alchemists who conducted the first documented scientific studies on distillation. This work was extended during the Middle Ages by Muslim alchemists like Jbir ibn Hayyn.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 03 Feb '13 07:46 pm

 
  
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Alembic and still by Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber) in the 9th century.
Answered by iqbal seth, 03 Feb '13 04:23 pm

 
  
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Alembic and still "considered by many to be the father of chemistry.
jabir Ibn Hayyan is widely credited with the introduction of the experimental method in alchemy, and with the invention of numerous important processes still used in modern chemistry today, such as the syntheses of hydrochloric and nitric acids, distillation, and crystallisation. His original works are highly esoteric and probably coded, though nobody today knows what the code is. On the surface, his alchemical career revolved around an elaborate chemical numerology based on consonants in the Arabic names of substances and the concept of takwin, the artificial creation of life in the alchemical laboratory. Research has also established that oldest text of Jabiran corpus must have originated in the scientific culture of northeastern Persia. This thesis is supported by the Persian language and Middle Persian terms used in the technical vocabulary.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 03 Feb '13 04:48 pm

 
  
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Alembic and still by Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber) in the 9th century
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 03 Feb '13 09:36 pm

 
  
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Alembic and still by Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber) in the 9th century.
Source: Thanks To Mr.iqbal sethji...!!!,
Answered by anantharaman, 03 Feb '13 04:27 pm

 
  
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Alembic and still by Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber) in the 9th century.
Answered by rajan, 30 Apr '13 03:31 pm

 
  
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