Tracing the switch from fossil fuels to solar power and looking at the technology, people and trends that will take us there
A guide to how the world's smartest gamblers are using science to take on the house – and win – whether they're playing blackjack, having a fl…
A wide-ranging look at the voices in all our heads, examining how we think and what it means for our lives and sense of self, now in paperback
A clear and accessible introduction to geography by two experts in the topic, part of the Ideas in Profile series
How probability affects our lives by one of Britain's leading science writers.
A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon
A REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION OF THE ORIGINAL BESTSELLERWhy do millions struggle with mathematics, and what can be done to change that for the next ge…
This thrilling account shows how discovering DNA has fundamentally influenced the way we think of life and affected every aspect of our lives. Now ava…
Möbius bagels, Euclid's flourless chocolate cake and apple pi – this is maths, but not as you know it.In How to Bake Pi, mathematical crusade…
Oliver Sacks meets Bear Grylls in this unique voyage around the human body, from the prize-winning author of Empire Antarctica. Now available in paper…
A game-changing book on the origins of life, called the most important scientific discovery 'since the Copernican revolution' in the Observer….
Everything you ever wanted to know about sex (and statistics) from the co-author of The Norm Chronicles.
The new mathematical bestseller from Professor Ian Stewart
'Michael Gordin's excellent Scientific Babel asks what drives the languages science uses, and how English came to dominate.' – New Scienti…
Ecology meets economics head on in Tony Juniper's valuation of the UK's natural capital
Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom.
Solving mathematical riddles with the world's most popular maths sleuth.
Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll as you've never seen them before – under the microscope.
A mind-bending miscellany of everyday psychology
From the author of 13 Things That Don't Make Sense, the radical new discoveries that will transform how we see the world.