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The Stickler’s Guide to Science in the Age of Misinformation

The Real Science Behind Hacky Headlines, Crappy Clickbait, and Suspect Sources

The Stickler’s Guide to Science in the Age of Misinformation
R. Philip Bouchard By (author)
9781643260426
Product ID:  686042
$26.95
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2021/11/09
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2021/11/09
Timber Press

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6.0 X 9.0 in
280 pg


SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCIENCE / History
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change

Description

A wise and witty look at the real scientific principles behind some of the most commonly held—and widely spread—scientific misconceptions. 

Author Bio

R. Philip Bouchard is a lifelong “natural science nerd” with a track record of creating successful educational media. As a software engineer and educator, he designed the famous 1985 computer game The Oregon Trail, which went on to sell 65 million copies. Bouchard holds a bachelor’s degree in Botany from the University of Georgia, and a master’s degree in Botany from the University of Texas at Austin. In recent years he has specialized in the creation of fun, insightful educational essays, principally in the natural sciences. Many of these essays can be seen in The Philipendium on medium.com.