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Helmont

(Flemish ˈhɛlmɔnt)
n
(Biography) Jean Baptiste van (ʒɑ̃ batist vɑn). 1577–1644, Flemish chemist and physician. He was the first to distinguish gases and claimed to have coined the word gas

Hel•mont

(ˈhɛl mɒnt; Flem. ˈhɛl mɔnt)
n.
Jan Baptista van (yɑn) 1579–1644, Flemish chemist and physician.
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They found the doctor seated in his little study, clad in his dark camlet[1] robe of knowledge, with his black velvet cap, after the manner of Boerhaave,[2] Van Helmont,[3] and other medical sages, a pair of green spectacles set in black horn upon his clubbed nose, and poring over a German folio that reflected back the darkness of his physiognomy.
3] Jan Baptista Van Helmont (1577-1644), a celebrated Flemish physician and chemist.
Also in 2002, staff at British Gas, Helmont House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, dressed up for work in Hallowe'en fancydress, to raise money for the company's adopted charity, Meningitis Trust.
Now Darwin Gray's 30-strong team is based at Helmont House and boasts experience beyond its original focus on employment and property law.
2) The iatrochemists, seeing life as chemical process, such as Jan Baptist van Helmont (1579-1644) of Brussels, Franciscus Sylvius (1614-1672) of Leiden (founder of iatrochemistry), or Thomas Willis (1621-1675) of Oxford and London.
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spontaneous generation, Apollo 11's search for clues on the moon, the discovery of DNA by Watson and Crick, the question of life on meteorites, and the work of Van Helmont, Andrew Crosse, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Huxley, Alexander Oparin, and Stanley Miller, among others.
The lecture series is entitled The Village Green after the painting by Flemish painter Mathieu van Helmont, which hangs at the Red House Museum in Gomersal.
1) Other important Christian kabbalists include Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494); Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522); Athanasius Kircher (1601-1680); Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont (1614-1698).
Its use (and that of compounds more generally) was criticised particularly by the Helmontians, followers of the Flemish physician Johannes Baptista van Helmont (1579-1644), who asserted that since simples were providentially given by God to mankind and therefore perfect, to compound them was blasphemous: see Wear, Knowledge and Practice, p.
Scientist Van Helmont dubbed which substance 'gas sylvestre' around 1600?
Belgian theologian van Helmont (1614-99), in his Adumbration Kabbalae Christiana attempted to Christianize the form of Kabbalism taught by 16th-century Palestinian Isaac Luria.