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They Got it Wrong: Science

All the Facts that Turned Out to Be Science Fiction

Graeme Donald

Is the Earth hollow? Can lead be turned into gold? Could tobacco smoke resurrect the dead? Of course not – but some of history's greatest minds accepted these and many other scientific theories that have since been proven to be completely ridiculous. But we must not feel too superior: as well as showing why these ideas seemed so convincing, Donald also highlights other myths that persist today.

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  • Publisher: Reader's Digest
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 188x126mm
  • ISBN: 9781621450092
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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