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From astrophysics to artificial intelligence, and from planets to psychology, here you’ll find our vast selection of popular science books. Expand your mind with bestselling popular science classics such as A Short History of Nearly Everything and A Brief History of Time and explore the latest releases to find the perfect presents for those who love fresh journeys of discovery.

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Our Best Popular Science Books

The Body
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Entangled Life
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions
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Humble Pi
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Written In Bone
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A Brief History Of Time
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Other Minds
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Breath
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What If?
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The Planets
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
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The Body Keeps the Score
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The World According to Physics
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2021 Guide to the Night Sky
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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Rebirding
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Origins
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Explaining Humans
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Entangled Life
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Written In Bone
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What is Life?
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Metazoa
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How to Make the World Add Up
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The 99% Invisible City
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Kleptopia
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Breath
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The World According to Physics
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Kindred
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Beneath the Night
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The End of Everything
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The Rules of Contagion
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Seven Pillars of Science
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Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut
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2020's Best Paperbacks

The Body
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions
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Humble Pi
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The Planets
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Superior
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Invisible Women
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Talking to Strangers
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Rebel Ideas
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The Pandemic Century
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Rebirding
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Origins
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How To
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The Gendered Brain
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Letters from an Astrophysicist
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Novacene
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The Great Pretender
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Transcendence
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Losing Earth
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Viruses & Epidemics: A Reading List

The Pandemic Century
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Spillover
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Pale Rider
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How Contagion Works
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Deadliest Enemy
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The Rules of Contagion
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Virusphere
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The Viral Storm
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The Atlas of Disease
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Virolution
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The End of Epidemics
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Our best popular science classics

Pale Rider
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A Brief History Of Time
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The Quantum Universe
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
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DNA
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DNA
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The Selfish Gene
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Why Does E=mc2?
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Bad Science
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In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat
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Fermat's Last Theorem
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Parallel Worlds
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Chaos
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The Road to Reality
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Genome
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The Elegant Universe
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Almost Like A Whale
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Six Easy Pieces
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Future Proof

Our best books on AI, robots and the future of technology.

To Be a Machine
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Human Compatible
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A World Without Work
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The Great Acceleration
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Machine, Platform, Crowd
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The One Device
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Irresistible
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Big Data
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Machines that Think
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Radical Technologies
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The Globotics Upheaval
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World Without Mind
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The Rise of the Robots
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Life 3.0
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Hello World
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The Creativity Code
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The People Vs Tech
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Number Crunching

Our best mathematics books

The Art of Statistics
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Humble Pi
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The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers
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The Maths of Life and Death
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The Art of Logic
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The Weil Conjectures
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The Universe Speaks in Numbers
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How Numbers Work
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Statistics without Tears
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Significant Figures
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Beyond Infinity
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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics
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Calculating the Cosmos
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Weapons of Math Destruction
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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
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The Stars Our Destination

Our best astronomy and space books

The Planets
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The Order of Time
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Ask an Astronaut
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Hidden Figures
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The Secret Lives of Planets
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Letters from an Astrophysicist
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The Moon
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Chasing the Moon
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Our Universe
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Secrets of the Universe
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Moondust
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The Astronaut Selection Test Book
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The Vinyl Frontier
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One Giant Leap
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Apollo 11
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Fire in the Sky
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