The Half-Life of Facts

Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date

by Samuel Arbesman

The Half-Life of Facts

Hardcover, 242 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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A scientometrics expert analyzes the changing nature of factual information to explain how knowledge in most fields evolves in systematic and predictable ways that, if properly understood, can be powerful tools for training and professional improvement.

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