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One of the reasons the scientific method is so powerful is its ability to correct itself. No matter how elaborate the illusion, how sophisticated the fake, or how genius the plot, science will eventually pick through the evidence and sniff out the deceit. But there are a few instances in history when hoaxers nearly pulled one off.15 of the biggest scientific hoaxes

One of the reasons the scientific method is so powerful is its ability to correct itself. No matter how elaborate the illusion, how sophisticated the fake, or how genius the plot, science will eventually pick through the evidence and sniff out the deceit. But there are a few instances in history when hoaxers nearly pulled one off.
15 of the biggest scientific hoaxes

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    HELLO MARS…… Echelon this one’s for us lmao XD
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  12. apopyasy said: Are you people high? Half of these are just hoaxes. A great example is the giant who tricked “Christian fundamentalists”, yeah those people are scientists. Stop putting together crap content for the sake of content.
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