Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Offbeat History: Hennig Brand and the Discovery of Phosphorus
35 minutes Posted Mar 19, 2020 at 6:20 am.
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It's a 2019 show about urine! Spoiler alert: Hennig Brand discovered phosphorous by boiling pee. But he was trying to do something else: He thought the secret to the philosopher’s stone might be found in urine. 

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