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    • It Is Rocket Science: Complete Series 1

    • By: Helen Keen, Miriam Underhill
    • Narrated by: Helen Keen, Peter Serafinowicz, Susy Kane
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Helen Keen presents this funny, off-beat but factually accurate series exploring the science of rockets, the history of space travel and the brilliant but occasionally warped brains behind it all. In these four episodes, she finds out about the three fathers of rocket science; examines how Wernher Von Braun went from SS officer to American space supremo to Disney children's presenter; takes a look at the breath-taking drama of the Space Race and its evil twin the Cold War.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • The Science of Game of Thrones

    • From the Genetics of Royal Incest to the Chemistry of Death by Molten Gold - Sifting Fact from Fantasy in the Seven Kingdoms
    • By: Helen Keen
    • Narrated by: Christian Coulson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Award-winning comedian and popular-science writer Helen Keen uncovers the astounding science behind the mystical, blood-soaked world of Game of Thrones, answering questions like: Is it possible to crush a person's head with your bare hands? What really happens when royal families interbreed? Does Cersei have borderline personality disorder? What curious medical disorder does Hodor suffer from? And more.

    Regular price: $29.65