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Discarded Science

Ideas that Seemed Good at the Time

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A bestseller in its hardback incarnation, this is an erudite but delightfully readable journey through the history of scientific ideas that once seemed plausible, at least to some, but which turned out to be wrong. From the flat earth to the hollow earth to the lost lands of Atlantis, Lemuria and Mu, from phlogiston to the luminiferous aether to cold fusion and homeopathy, from bizarre ideas about fossils to earnest descriptions of homunculi or the canals of Mars… here’s a feast of curiosities that will endlessly fascinate.

Discarded Science
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  • $2.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Science & Nature
  • Published: Sep 17, 2012
  • Publisher: AAPPL
  • Seller: BookMasters, Inc.
  • Print Length: 336 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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