Brilliant Science Blunders: Astrophysicist Mario Livio Speaks Out

17/05/2013 06:45
Date: 17 May 2013 Time: 07:00 AM ET

Everyone makes mistakes — even Einstein. The truth is, many of the world's greatest scientists made significant blunders along the path toward genius, which should be comforting news for the rest of us.To illustrate this reality, astrophysicist Mario Livio of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., highlights five of the biggest mistakes in scientific history in his new book "Brilliant Blunders" (Simon & Schuster, May 2013). [Read more] ...