Scientific Blunders : A Brief History of How Wrong Scientists Can Sometimes Be Paperback
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/01/1998
- Category: History of science
- ISBN: 9781854879646