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Boffinology : the real stories behind our greatest scientific discoveries

Author: Justin Pollard
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of science is often seen as a story of advancement but nothing could be further from the truth. Science, it is true, has progressed, but rarely in the direction intended and seldom for the reasons given.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Pollard
ISBN: 9781848542006 1848542003
OCLC Number: 672939440
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Justin Pollard.

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