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See Inside Scientific American Volume 310, Issue 6

June Book Reviews Roundup

Books and recommendations from Scientific American

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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
By Christine McKinley. Perigee Books, 2014

Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives
By Nancy Merrick. Beacon Press, 2014

The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life
By Alex Bellos. Simon & Schuster, 2014

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
By Jordan Ellenberg. The Penguin Press, 2014

Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World—From Ancient Egypt to Today’s Water Wars
By John Gaudet. Pegasus Books, 2014

This article was originally published with the title "Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True?."

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