John DeLaughter

Biography

John DeLaughter is a planetologist living in Houston, TX. He has made explosions at the Omniplex Science Museum, frozen stuff at the Miami Science Museum, explored Venus as a NASA intern, played with earthquakes as part of EarthScope, and listened to whales as a Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute intern. His work has taken him to six continents where he has always met the nicest people. He earned a BS in Physics and an MS in Geophysics from the University of Oklahoma, an MBA from the University of New Orleans, and a PhD in Geophysics from Northwestern University.

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Books

Factismals For Bird Brains
Series: Factismals. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Factismals For Bird Brains is all about the little bits of science that make it so interesting. It contains a month's worth of little facts (factismals) that explain a bit of science. Even better, each day includes a link to a science experiment that you can take part in! The experiments range from tracking birds in your background to listening to whale songs to looking for tasty but invasive cra
Factismals For Health Nuts
Series: Factismals. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Did you ever wonder what blood types mean (and if yours is special)? Or how they name diseases (and if you can get one named for you)? Or how they stopped diseases like cholera (and if you could do it, too)? Then this is the book for you!
Factismals for Space Cadets
Series: Factismals. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
Did you ever wonder how they choose the names for astronomical objects (and if you could name a few yourself)? Or what Jupiter sounds like (and if you could listen)? Or whatever happened to atomic rockets (and if you could ride along)? Then this is the book for you!
The Secret Science Society
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Meet Peter and Mary, two inquisitive young people who want to be scientists when they grow up. Like all scientists, they enjoy doing experiments. And, like all young people, they don't have much money so they have to use just the things found at home! This book contains their first ten adventures. Read along as they ask questions, make predictions, and then see what the answer is!

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