We live in an age when science and technology touch nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet scientific findings on climate change, vaccines and evolution are increasingly under attack. Why people doubt science.
In 1938, a museum curator in South Africa came across a fish she had never seen before. To the surprise of the experts around the world, it turned out that she had found a coelacanth — a species of fish that had been presumed extinct for millions of years. In her new book, journalist Samantha Weinberg tells the story of the effect this unlikely discovery had on the scientific world.
- Samantha Weinberg author and journalist
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