Popular Science 100 Hoaxes Mistakes That Fooled Science

Some hoaxes are intended merely as well-intended humorous tricks, while others are serious frauds devised for personal gain of glory and riches. This book reveals the greatest science hoaxes and mistakes of all time.

Popular Science  100 Hoaxes   Mistakes That Fooled Science

Popular Science 100 Hoaxes Mistakes That Fooled Science

Even experts get duped from time to time! The stories behind scientific fakes and mistakes, from crop circles to miracle cures and beyond. Science is an ongoing quest for knowledge filled with discoveries and experiments, trial and error. And occasionally, the errors can be whoppers—especially when hoaxers are involved. Some hoaxes are intended merely as well-intended humorous tricks, while others are serious frauds devised for personal gain of glory and riches. This book reveals the greatest science hoaxes and mistakes of all time. Discover the truth behind 100 of the most scandalous scientific errors and outright lies in this fascinating read brought to you by Popular Science—from the experiment that suggested time travel was possible, to the pursuit of alchemy, to rumors about red mercury and its mythical powers, it’s an entertaining journey through the history of science.

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Popular Science: 100 Hoaxes & Mistakes That Fooled Science
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Pages: 175
Authors: The Editors of Popular Science
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-18 - Publisher: Weldon Owen International

Even experts get duped from time to time! The stories behind scientific fakes and mistakes, from crop circles to miracle cures and beyond. Science is an ongoing quest for knowledge filled with discoveries and experiments, trial and error. And occasionally, the errors can be whoppers—especially when hoaxers are involved. Some
100 HOAXES & MISTAKES THAT FOOLED SCIENCE : EXPERTS EXPOSE THE WORST BLOOPERS AND FAKES - FROM CROP CIRCLES TO MIRACLE CURES AND BEYOND.
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Popular Science
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The 100 Most Outrageous Hoaxes and Mistakes
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Susan Elkin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-15 - Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

Scientific breakthroughs are often regarded with suspicion, especially those that diverge substantially from established theories. New ideas are tested by scientists around the world to ensure that they hold up to scrutiny. This book takes a look at the instances when, despite these precautions, the scientific community got it wrong.
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Hoaxed!
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Editors of Yes Mag
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

Filled with facts, experiments, amusing anecdotes, and thought-provoking quotations, a guide helps readers to distinguish between fact and fiction in the realm of science.

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