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Scientific Blunders by Robert Youngson
  

Scientific Blunders

RRP £9.99

Synopsis

Scientific Blunders by Robert Youngson

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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Publication date

29th October 1998

Author

Robert Youngson

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

History of science
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ISBN

9781854879646

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