Throughout history, monatomic elements and their closest approximations have gone through many different names: manna, White Gold, the Philosopher’s Stone, etc. “Monatomic” is a name we can give it because we now know how elements are constructed, but another ancient name has stuck for these elements, particularly Monatomic Gold: Starfire.
Alchemy is a long tradition of science combined with philosophy beliefs that goes back to ancient civilizations. It started with people exploring the elements of nature through thought, religion, and experimentation. But does the subject have an inventor?