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Hennig Brand was a merchant and alchemist in Hamburg. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life; 2 ... In the process, he accidentally discovered phosphorus.

www.chemicool.com/elements/phosphorus.html

Hennig Brand discovered phosphorus in 1669, in Hamburg, Germany, preparing it from urine. (Urine naturally contains considerable quantities of dissolved ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/05/phosphorus-discovered-trying-turn-human-pee-gold

May 28, 2014 ... The person who made this discovery was Hennig Brand in 1669, who did so ... While Brand had discovered phosphorus (specifically white ...

gizmodo.com/how-one-man-s-love-of-urine-led-to-the-discovery-of-pho-1582537526

May 28, 2014 ... Phosphorus is an essential element for life. Forms of it are found in DNA, RNA, and all living cell membranes. It is the sixth most abundant ...

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/02/465188104/phosphorus-starts-with-pee-in-this-tale-of-scientific-serendipity

Feb 2, 2016 ... German alchemist Hennig Brand started with about 1500 gallons of urine in his 17th century hunt for gold. Discovering phosphorus was just a ...

education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele015.html

In what is perhaps the most disgusting method of discovering an element, phosphorus was first isolated in 1669 by Hennig Brand, a German physician and  ...

www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/25/german-alchemist-hennig-brand-discovered-phosphorus-when-he-tried-to-make-gold-from-urine

Oct 25, 2016 ... Phosphorus is an element that is essential for life. It exists in two major forms - white phosphorus and red phosphorus. Forms of it are found in ...

www.webelements.com/phosphorus/history.html

Phosphorus was discovered in 1669 by Hennig Brand, who prepared it from urine. Not less than 50-60 buckets per experiment in fact, each of which required  ...

www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/15/phosphorus

Element Phosphorus (P), Group 15, Atomic Number 15, p-block, Mass 30.974. ... Phosphorus Element - Visual Elements Periodic Table. Discovery date, 1669.