Discarded Science

Discarded Science

Ideas That Seemed Good at the Time

Book - 2006
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A trawl through the history of those scientific ideas which seemed plausible, at least to some, but turned out to be wrong. Includes flat earth, hollow earth, lost worlds and bizarre ideas about evolution; Piltdown man and other scams; alchemy, aliens, humours and homunculi. A feast of curiosities.
Publisher: London : Facts, Figures & Fun, 2006.
ISBN: 9781904332497
1904332498
Branch Call Number: 500
Characteristics: 336 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.

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