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  • 4 stars across 27 books
    Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first popular science book, Why Is Snot Green?, while managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Heather,and two unusually large and ill-tempered cats.
    2nd July 2015

    How Loud Can You Burp?: and other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

    How loud can you burp? Could we use animal poo to make electricity? Why is water wet, and is anything wetter than wate... More

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    11th September 2014

    Why is Snot Green?: And other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

    Why is snot green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? ... More

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    31st May 2016

    Olympic Sport: The Whole Muscle-Flexing Story: 100% Unofficial

    Are Olympic athletes born stronger and faster than the rest of us? Why do tennis rackets have strings? How do gymnasts... More

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    3rd July 2009

    Stuff That Scares Your Pants Off!: The Science Museum Book of Scary Things (and ways to avoid them)

    In STUFF THAT SCARES YOUR PANTS OFF! Glenn Murphy shows us that it is OK to be scared and that there are very good reaso... More

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    28th March 2013

    Supergeek: Dinosaurs, Brains and Supertrains

    How much do you REALLY know about the science that matters? This book features over 300 fun science questions and answer... More

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    1st July 2013

    Space: The Whole Whizz-Bang Story

    What is a black hole? How do we know that stars and galaxies are billions of years old? What is the difference between... More

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    27th March 2014

    Bodies: The Whole Blood-Pumping Story

    What happens in your head during a headache? What are toes for? Why are some farts eggier than others? Glenn Murphy, a... More

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    1st June 2014

    Evolution: The Whole Life on Earth Story

    What is a selfish gene? What are the kingdoms of life? Why are there no car-sized bugs and beetles? Glenn Murphy, auth... More

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    26th February 2015

    Robots and the Whole Technology Story

    What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an MP3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world... More

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