They Got It Wrong: Science: All the Facts that Turned out to be Science Fiction

They Got It Wrong: Science: All the Facts that Turned out to be Science Fiction

by Graeme Donald
     
 

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This book is the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in our scientific history. It exposes the theories that were once widely regarded as facts but have since been proven to be complete science fiction. From such seemingly crazy ideas as the body being composed of only four things—black and yellow bile, blood, and phlegm—to the discovery of dinosaur… See more details below

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This book is the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in our scientific history. It exposes the theories that were once widely regarded as facts but have since been proven to be complete science fiction. From such seemingly crazy ideas as the body being composed of only four things—black and yellow bile, blood, and phlegm—to the discovery of dinosaur bones being accepted as the bones of giants killed in the great flood from Biblical times. They Got It Wrong: Science tells the fascinating story behind 50 erroneous scientific theories and gives incredible perspective on how the way we view the workings of the world has evolved throughout history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781621450245
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
03/21/2013
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
420,536
File size:
8 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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