Synopses & Reviews
"Simon Flynn's cornucopia of curious facts, anecdotes, and quotations . . . is sure to entertain and surprise."New Scientist
From the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, The Science Magpie is a compelling collection of scientific curiosities. Expand your knowledge as you view the history of the Earth on the face of a clock, tremble at the power of the Richter scale, and learn how to measure the speed of light.
Simon Flynn was the publisher at icon Books for many years and is now a qualified science teacher. He has degrees in chemistry and philosophy.
Fascinating lists, facts, stories, poems, drawings, diagrams—and even jokes—from across the scientific disciplines.
About the Author
Simon Flynn: Simon Flynn was a publisher and is now training as science teacher. He has degrees in Chemistry and Philosophy.