Scientific Blunders, Paperback

Scientific Blunders Paperback

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An account of the errors into which seemingly infallible humans have fallen, whether through obstinacy, arrogance or carelessness.

The book gives a useful perspective on the risks and benefits of scientific advance.

Examples investigated include the Piltdown Man hoax and the Tay Bridge collapse.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of science
  • ISBN: 9781854879646

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