13 Journeys Through Space and Time

This special new publication brings to life thirteen of the most captivating CHRISTMAS LECTURES on space and time.

  • 13 Journeys through space and time

    13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution is published by Michael O'Mara Books in partnership with the Royal Institution. 

About the book

13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution by Colin Stuart, with a foreword from British ESA astronaut Tim Peake, is published by Michael O'Mara Books.

This special book brings to life 13 of the most captivating CHRISTMAS LECTURES on space and time. 

Packed full of Ri archive content such as handwritten letters, photographs and transcripts, the book explores what we thought we knew then and what has been discovered since.

  • Robert Ball presenting the lectures in 1900

    Credit: Royal Institution

  • James Dewar presenting a lecture in 1904

    Credit: Royal Institution

  • Sketch from Monica Grady's lectures in 2003

    Credit: Royal Institution

  • Kevin Fong talks to Tim Peake in 2015

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson

More information

Books go on sale from Thursday 3 November and can be purchased for £12.99 from leading retailers such as:

Book Depository
Wellcome Collection
British Library Bookshop
Dubray (Ireland)
Eason (Ireland)
Hodges Figgis (Ireland)
London Science Museum
Topping Bath & Ely
WH Smith Travel
Folio Society

As well as all good independents.

Ri Member and Patron offer

Ri Members and Patrons receive a 50% discount when ordering directly from the publisher, Michael O’Mara Books. The discount can also be used when buying the book at the Ri.

To redeem this offer please call +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email membership@ri.ac.uk and your name and membership number will be validated. You will then be given a code which you will need to quote over the phone when you put in an order for the book. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, there is no cash alternative available.

Offer ends: 31 December 2016 

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES is a registered trademark. Contact xmaslecs@ri.ac.uk for more information.

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