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Scientific Blunders: A Brief History of How Wrong Scientists Can Sometimes Be (Paperback)
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Scientific Blunders: A Brief History of How Wrong Scientists Can Sometimes Be (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 29/10/1998
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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.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781854879646
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 23 mm

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“Informative, but dated”

Scientists don't get it right all the time, and this book is a catalogue of some of the more memorable and significant errors that have befallen the scientific and engineering community.

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