Marie Curie isn't really an alchemist, but she did show that "transmutation" does happen in nature. Normally this is out of the scope of The History of Alchemy Podcast, but we took the opportunity to compare modern atomic theory to the one of alchemists.
To make up for us going out of scope we tell how to make gold at the end of the episode. No tricks, really turning mercury into gold using modern science!
A look at the history of alchemy and it's influence on science.