5 Times Scientists Were Very Wrong About New Discoveries, Because of Hope

Passionate scientists constantly have revolutionary ideas, but when they seem too good to be true, they usually are. Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ———- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ———- Sources: http://yclept.ucdavis.edu/course/280/Langmuir.pdf https://www.space.com/13197-mars-canals-water-history-lowell.html https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/features/F_Canali_and_First_Martians.html https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a17529/a-short-history-of-martian-canals-and-mars-fever/ https://www.wired.com/2014/05/fantastically-wrong-martian-canals/ https://www.britannica.com/place/canals-of-Mars https://faculty.humanities.uci.edu/bjbecker/ExploringtheCosmos/lecture19.html https://www.nature.com/articles/082069d0 https://www.nature.com/articles/074587a0.pdf https://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v47/n3/full/scientificamerican07151882-32a.html https://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v64/n1648supp/full/scientificamerican08031907-76supp.html https://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v93/n6/full/scientificamerican08051905-107.html https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/a-mistranslated-word-led-to-some-of-the-best-fake-news-of-the-20th-century/ http://adsbit.harvard.edu//full/1903MNRAS..63..488E/0000490.000.html https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1119/1.10643 https://www.wired.com/2014/09/fantastically-wrong-n-rays/ https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200708/history.cfm https://books.google.com/books?id=sIGpBgAAQBAJ&pg=PT86&lpg=PT86 http://boole.stanford.edu/Wood/ http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/11/polywater_history_and_science_mistakes_the_u_s_and_ussr_raced_to_create.html http://www.jstor.org/stable/29774558 https://books.google.com/books?id=ZsYZa8MYtTsC&pg=PA105&dq=How+You+Can+Grow+Your+Own+Polywater&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3iUaUvj-H4Pq9ASl4oGIBA&ved=0CC0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=How%20You%20Can%20Grow%20Your%20Own%20Polywater&f=false https://www.nature.com/news/2007/070806/full/news070806-6.html https://www.nature.com/articles/334287a0.pdf http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2002/homeopathytrans.shtml https://www.nature.com/articles/334372a0 https://www.nature.com/articles/333816a0 http://www.its.caltech.edu/~dg/fusion_art.html https://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/25/us/us-will-give-cold-fusion-second-look-after-15-years.html http://files.ncas.org/erab/sec5.htm http://newenergytimes.com/v2/reports/UniversityOfUtahPressRelease.shtml Image…

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Passionate scientists constantly have revolutionary ideas, but when they seem too good to be true, they usually are.

Hosted by: Hank Green

Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe!
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Fantastically Wrong: One Astronomer’s Quest to Expose the Alien-Built Canals of Mars


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A Mistranslated Word Led To Some Of The Best Fake News Of The 20th Century


http://adsbit.harvard.edu//full/1903MNRAS..63..488E/0000490.000.html

https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1119/1.10643

Fantastically Wrong: The Imaginary Radiation That Shocked Science and Ruined Its ‘Discoverer’


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