Glenn Murphy is the author of around 20 popular science books. He received his masters in Science Communication from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first book, Why Is Snot Green?, while managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum, London.
In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in sunny, leafy North Carolina, with his wife Heather, his son Sean and two unfeasibly large cats.