Great Feuds in Science

Great Feuds in Science

Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

Book - 1998
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Controversy is central to scientific development. This volume chronicles 14 of historical disputes over new discoveries and theories, in which ideas as fundamental as the theory of evolution were strongly challenged. Feuds include one between Galileo and Pope Urban over whether the Earth revolved around the Sun and another between Lord Kelvin and Sir Charles Lyell over the age of the Earth.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1998.
ISBN: 9780471169802
Branch Call Number: 509.22 Hel
Characteristics: 240 pages


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