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  • n. Plural form of transmutation.


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  • After the discovery of the spontaneous transmutations of radio-elements, the achievement of the first artificial transmutations is due to Lord Rutherford.

    Irène Joliot-Curie - Nobel Lecture

  • The theory of transmutation, dear to the alchemists, has been unexpectedly restored to life, this time in an exact form, deprived of any mystical element; and the philosopher's stone with the property of inducing such transmutations is no longer a mysterious, elusive elixir but is something which modern science calls energy.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1911 - Presentation Speech

  • They incline us to view favorably the idea of transmutations of one form into another, rather than that of sudden creations.

    History of the Conflict between Religion and Science

  • On one hand, he publishes short stories and projects in his blog Crossfader Network [es] (and its transmutations); on the other, as compulsive user @rafadro, he has taken to Twitter as a source for creation.

    Global Voices in English » Mexico: Telling Secrets on Twitter

  • Bothe's group was also at the avant-garde of research groups creating radioactive isotopes and transmutations that resulted in minor elemental changes.

    Walther Bothe and the Physics Institute: the Early Years of Nuclear Physics

  • Sure, it can be sugar-coated by transmutations of "slave" into "servant," but the underlying fact remains: if you take the Bible as your literal, word-for-word guide, you condone slavery.

    Clay Farris Naff: White Or Black, The Church Has Failed African Americans

  • "The old highway has endured so many transmutations over the years," Jaffe writes, "that it becomes nearly impossible to give it a single meaningful name."

    Eric Jaffe's "The King's Best Highway" reviewed by Jonathan Yardley

  • The old highway has endured so many transmutations over the years that it becomes nearly impossible to give it a single meaningful name.

    The King's Best Highway

  • One of the tougher lessons to get across to people is that evolution is not about abrupt transmutations of one form into another, but the gradual accumulation of many changes at the genetic level which are typically buffered and have minimal effects on the phenotype, only rarely expanding into a lineage with a marked difference in morphology.

    The Panda's Thumb: Development Archives

  • Ran up to the 4th floor to see the beautiful art produced in Eve Sedgwick's current grad class -- all sorts of manipulations and transmutations of books by graduate students, including a puppet show.

    GLBT ALMS 2008


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