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Brilliant blunders : from Darwin to Einstein--colossal mistakes by great scientists that changed our understanding of life and the universe /

"Drawing on the lives of five great scientists -- Charles Darwin, William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle and Albert Einstein -- scientist/author Mario Livio shows how even the greatest scientists made major mistakes and how science built on these errors to achieve breakthroughs,... Full description

Main Author: Livio, Mario, 1945-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013
Edition: First edition.
Contents: Mistakes and blunders -- The origin -- Yea, all which I inherit, shall dissolve -- How old is the Earth? -- Certainty generally is an illusion -- Interpreter of life -- Whose DNA is it anyway? -- B for big bang -- The same throughout eternity? -- The "biggest blunder" -- Out of empty space.
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Library Location Call Number Status
Menasha Adult Nonfiction 500 L78b Available
Green Lake (Caestecker) Adult Nonfiction 500 Liv Available
Neenah Adult Nonfiction 500 L764b Available
Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 500 L788b Due: 11/20/2016
Ripon Adult Nonfiction 500 Livio Available


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