3 Times Society Refused to Accept New Books on Science

Book targets: Albert Britnell Book Shop on Yonge St. last year set up a display of books groups tried to ban. Reg Innell / Getty Images

Progress versus preservation: It's one of the eternal dilemmas found throughout every instance of human civilization. Should we embrace disruptive thoughts and science that challenges our beliefs, or should we cling to the comfort of the status quo? Join Ben and Noel as they explore the tragic and inspiring stories of books that were banned not for racy, fictional scenes -- but for furthering our understanding of the universe and our place within it.