Exploring History
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Exploring History

Famous Science Experiments Everyone Gets Wrong

Pavlov never rang a bell, and Franklin’s kite was not struck by lightning

When it comes to famous scientific discoveries, the truth often gets lost under layers of fable making.

These myths get repeated in school books and become the cherished lore that keeps us striving toward greatness. We want to believe…



Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com