The Half-life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date by Samuel Arbesman
English | 2012 | ISBN: 159184472X | 256 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
New insights from the science of science.
Facts change all the time. Smoking has gone from doctor recommended to deadly. We used to think the Earth was the center of the universe and that Pluto was a planet. For decades, we were convinced that the brontosaurus was a real dinosaur. In short, what we know about the world is constantly changing.