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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.
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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
Neenah Adult Nonfiction 500 L764b Available
Green Lake (Caestecker) Adult Nonfiction 500 Liv Available
Menasha Adult New Nonfiction 500 L78b Due: 09/23/2014
Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 500 L788b Available
Ripon Adult Nonfiction 500 Livio Available

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