John DeLaughter

Biography

John DeLaughter is a planetologist living in Oklahoma City, OK. 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 all seven 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. With Mel White, he is the author of a coloring book called Are you my dinner? All of his books are available on Smashwords, Amazon, and iTunes. Please follow his science blog, factismals.com

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Books

Are You My Dinner?
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Tiny Tina Rex is a hungry little dinosaur. Join her as she wanders through the Cretaceous jungle, looking for her next meal. Will it be a stegosaurus? Will it be a hominin? Or will it be YOU?
Factismals For Bird Brains
Series: Factismals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
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: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
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: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Do you like to make a mess? Do you like to discover how the world works? So do Peter and Mary, who want to be scientists when they grow up. Luckily for them, there are plenty of experiments that can be done using just the things found at home! In this book, Mary and Peter will discover what it feels like to be in space, how to make rainbows in the backyard, and how to do something impossible!

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