Download PDF by Michael Lichtwarck-Aschoff: Als die Giraffe noch Liebhaber hatte: Vier Entdeckungen

By Michael Lichtwarck-Aschoff

ISBN-10: 3863514548

ISBN-13: 9783863514549

Die großen Ideen der Wissenschaft kommen heillos und ohne Absicht in die Welt.
Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Antoine de Lavoisier, Claude Bernard & Louis Pasteur: Michael Lichtwarck-Aschoffs vier Erzählungen über diese vier "Wissenschaftshelden" beschäftigen sich mit verschwiegenen Nebenumständen ihrer großen Entdeckungen – und mit dem nackten Zufall. Das meint insbesondere: mit Küchenrezepten für Fasan, mit Harnverhalt und Giraffenliebe, mit schwarzem Hosenstoff für die bescheidenen Weinreben, mit Neid, Homöopathie und Patriotismus bei der Erfindung der Tollwutimpfung. Wissenschaft braucht Enttäuschung. Auch Täuschung und ordinärer Betrug sind gelegentlich hilfreich.
Die Tatsachen, die in diesem Buch berichtet werden, sind meist nicht gänzlich unbekannt. Wie sie aber zusammenhängen, sucht guy selbst in den Fußnoten der Wissenschaftsgeschichte vergebens …

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