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Science Sorted 5 And Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport and Games by Glenn Murphy
  

Science Sorted 5 And Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport and Games

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Science Sorted 5 And Other Incredibly Important Questions and Answers About Sport and Games 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 karate-kicking through concrete 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 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.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd February 2012

Author

Glenn Murphy

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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From To 99

Categories

Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780330534291

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