Foibles and fallacies of science; an account of celebrated scientific vagaries, by Daniel W. Hering ...

Author
Hering, D. W. (Daniel Webster), 1850-1938 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, D. Van Nostrand company, 1924.
Description
xiii, 294 p. front., illus., plates (incl. ports., facsims.) diagrs. 21 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
"References" at end of most of the chapters.
Contents
Introduction.--Astrology.--Almanacs.--The transmutation of metals.--The perpetual motion.--The overturning of scientific hypotheses.--Divination.--Geographic mania.--Hoaxes.--Prophecies.--Charlatanism.--Radiation.--Other ancient chimeras.--Appendixes.
Other title(s)
Science, Foibles and fallacies of.
LCCN
24005112 //r87
OCLC
268216
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