The 100 Most Outrageous Hoaxes and Mistakes

The 100 Most Outrageous Hoaxes and Mistakes

Book - 2018
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Scientific breakthroughs are often regarded with suspicion, especially those that diverge substantially from established theories. New ideas are tested by scientists around the world to ensure that they hold up to scrutiny. This book takes a look at the instances when, despite these precautions, the scientific community got it wrong. The book includes the most infamous cases of fraud and famous mistakes that initially had scientists fooled.
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2018
ISBN: 9781502632890
Characteristics: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Elkin, Susan - Editor

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Scientific breakthroughs are often regarded with suspicion, especially those that diverge substantially from established theories. New ideas are tested by scientists around the world to ensure that they hold up to scrutiny. This book takes a look at the instances when, despite these precautions, ... Read More »


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