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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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The Body Keeps the Score
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Sapiens
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Invisible Women
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Entangled Life
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Empire of Pain
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Breath
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What If?
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Why We Sleep
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Written In Bone
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The Hidden Life of Trees
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Vaxxers
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A Life on Our Planet
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Living Planet
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The Importance of Being Interested
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The Premonition
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Being You
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The Seven Ages of Death
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And Finally
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Life Between the Tides
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Apollo Remastered
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The Premonitions Bureau
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The Importance of Being Interested
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Being You
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The Biggest Ideas in the Universe 1
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What If? 2
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An Immense World
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The Facemaker
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Atoms and Ashes
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Mother Brain
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Black Holes
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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
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The Hidden Universe
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Side Effects
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Preventable
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Starry Messenger
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Frozen Planet II
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Apollo Remastered
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Dinosaurs
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Time
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The Hidden Universe
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Earthshot
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Beautiful News
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Flights of Fancy
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Horizons
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The Universe
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Flight
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Missions to Mars
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Space: 10 Things You Should Know
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STRATA
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Cosmic Clouds 3-D
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What a Mushroom Lives For
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Anatomica
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Subterranea
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From cooling the atmosphere by opening everyone's freezer doors to making a lava lamp out of actual lava, the gleefully eccentric author of What If? tackles more absurd questions from the public using sober and level-headed science.

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Costing the Earth: The Essential Environment Texts

Islands of Abandonment
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Hothouse Earth
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The Uninhabitable Earth
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Silent Earth
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Net Zero
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Silent Spring
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How Did We Get Into This Mess?
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The Future We Choose
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The Sixth Extinction
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Gaia
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Our Final Warning
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The New Map
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Under a White Sky
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What If We Stopped Pretending?
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Climate Justice
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The Precipice
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Life Changing
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Viruses & Epidemics: A Reading List

The Premonition
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Covid By Numbers
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Spike
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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
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Vaxxers
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Breathtaking
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Intensive Care
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Vaxxers
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The Rules of Contagion
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Preventable
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Pale Rider
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Plague, Pestilence and Pandemic
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Spillover
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Virusphere
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The Viral Storm
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How Contagion Works
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Viral
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Our Most Popular Pages

Expand your Universe

Our best popular science classics

A Brief History Of Time
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
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In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat
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Bad Science
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The Selfish Gene
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The Quantum Universe
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Chaos
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Fermat's Last Theorem
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Why Does E=mc2?
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Pale Rider
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DNA
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The Elegant Universe
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Six Easy Pieces
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Parallel Worlds
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Genome
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The Road to Reality
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The Stars Our Destination

Our best astronomy and space books

Back to Earth
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A Brief History Of Time
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Limitless: The Autobiography
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The Planets
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The Order of Time
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Cosmos
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The Secret Lives of Planets
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Letters from an Astrophysicist
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A Universe From Nothing
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The Future of Humanity
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Universal
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Ask an Astronaut
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The Moon
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Hidden Figures
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Carrying the Fire
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Moondust
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Chasing the Moon
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Secrets of the Universe
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Future Proof

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

Hello World
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Life 3.0
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Superintelligence
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The System
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Artificial Intelligence
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The Future of the Professions
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Human Compatible
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To Be a Machine
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12 Bytes
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Soonish
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The People Vs Tech
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The Creativity Code
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Radical Technologies
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A World Without Work
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The Great Acceleration
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The Rise of the Robots
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Don't Be Evil
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The One Device
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Number Crunching

Our best mathematics books

The Art of Logic
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Humble Pi
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How to Make the World Add Up
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The Art of Statistics
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How to Read Numbers
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Statistics without Tears
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The Maths of Life and Death
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Math Without Numbers
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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
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Numbers Don't Lie
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Weapons of Math Destruction
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Infinite Powers
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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics
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The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers
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The Music of the Primes
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Beyond Infinity
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Significant Figures
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Very Short Introductions 

Chaos: A Very Short Introduction
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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction
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Genes: A Very Short Introduction
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Insects: A Very Short Introduction
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Weather: A Very Short Introduction
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Newton: A Very Short Introduction
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Robotics: A Very Short Introduction
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Darwin: A Very Short Introduction
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