Discarded Science

Discarded Science

Ideas That Seemed Good at the Time

Book - 2006
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Alchemy, the flat earth theory, lost worlds, and aliens among us: these ideas once seemed plausible--but now we know they're just plain wrong. Take a fun journey through the history of science as it transforms from a field of wild speculation into a powerful tool of understanding. Explore the world in upheaval as Earth changed from center of the universe to a smallish planet orbiting an average star. Find out about hidden races and unknown creatures (like Yetis); early and bizarre thoughts on evolution; ancient astronauts and UFO crazes; the music of the spheres; the acquisition of virtues through cannibalism, and much more!
Publisher: London : Facts, Figures & Fun, 2006.
ISBN: 9781904332497
1904332498
Branch Call Number: 500
Characteristics: 336 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.

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