SYMHC Classics: Piltdown Man

SYMHC Classics: Piltdown Man

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Saturday, 1 January

This 2016 episode covers the Piltdown Man, which is one of the world's most infamous instances of scientific fraud. It derailed the study of evolution for decades. How exactly did scientists in 1912 fall so completely for a hoax?

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