All the Facts That Turned Out to Be Science FictionBook - 2013
"The fascinating stories behind 50 scientific theories that were once regarded as facts but history proved were pure fictions.This is an innovative way into some truly zany bits of science and history that will surely fascinate readers. They Got It Wrong: Science tells the story behind 50 scientific theories that were once widely believed to be true, but history has since proved to be wrong, and the consequences it brought on at the time. Contents include: When the Earth was Flat, Tobacco can cure a variety of Health Problems, All Base metals can be turned into gold, how the physical measurements of the skull correlate to a person's personality, and more"--
Publisher: New York, NY : Readers Digest, c2013.
Characteristics: 190 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.