Chance and the Humanities
August 17, 2010 4:36 AM Subscribe
I'm looking for historic or documented examples of significant research discoveries that occurred as a product of serendipity–specifically in the humanities. Wikipedia's listing on serendipity
primarily lists scientific examples. Surely serendipitous discovery occurs in the humanities. What are the best examples?
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