A bold exposé of science's mavericks
A pithy exploration of the place of science in the 21st century from one of the world's greatest scientists, now the winner of the Templeton Prize…
Mathematicians and biologists confront nature's enigmas
A book that literally turns the world upside down
This is an illuminating, beautifully written history
Were the ancestors of modern humans more aquatic than those of other great apes?
A groundbreaking attack on the most influential scientific orthodoxy of the last 150 years.
A unique and fascinating look at the relationship between magic, the brain, and everyday life.
With this no-holds-barred assault on popular myths and prejudices, a science historian debunks psychobabble and extraordinary, nonsensical claims. 25…
One curious man's journey to find out 'what's next?'
How do I know if he's the one? Is there a seven-year itch? Do chat up lines work and, if so, which ones? There is academic research out there that…
The former head of the Human Genome Project reveals how you can join the personalised medicine revolution
A new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for adventurous minds
A good story for once: introducing the innovators and innovations that will tackle climate change head-on
The new world of chronobiology is popular science at its most exciting: understanding how the seasons regulate the life of every human, plant and anim…
Wallace S. Broecker
We've heard lots about climate change – but what can we do about it? Wallace Broecker, the eminent scientist who coined the term global warming wa…
A book of mathematical oddities: games, puzzles, facts, numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for the curious and adventurous mind.
'Absolutely fascinating' Nigella Lawson
'Brooks is an exemplary science writer … This is the sort of science book one always hopes for. Learned, but easy to read. Packed with detail, b…
WINNER OF THE 2010 ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE FOR SCIENCE BOOKS'If Charles Darwin sprang from his grave, I would give him this fine book to bring him up…