Does Farting Make You Faster? and Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport from the Science Museum by Glenn Murphy
  

Does Farting Make You Faster? and Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport from the Science Museum

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Does Farting Make You Faster? and Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport from the Science Museum by Glenn Murphy

Why don't hammer-throwers get dizzy? Could the world's fastest swimmer catch a jet-ski? How far can a human being run or cycle before they drop? Which nutter invented the ski jump? Glenn Murphy, author of Why Is Snot Green?, answers these and other brilliant questions in this fascinating book about the science of sport. From running a marathon to beating your friends at basketball, from negotiating a snowboard slalom track to pulling a backflip on a BMX, find out everything you ever wanted to know about sports and games! Become a whizz in science AND trounce your friends at your school sports day. It's like being in the Olympics with none of the boring bits!

About the Author

Glenn Murphy

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote Why is Snot Green? whilst managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in North Carolina, with his wife Heather and an increasingly large and ill-tempered cat.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages
Interest Age: From To 99

Author

Glenn Murphy
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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9781447212522


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