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 can be purchased from leading retailers such as:

Amazon
Book Depository
Blackwells
Wellcome Collection
British Library Bookshop
Dubray (Ireland)
Eason (Ireland)
Hodges Figgis (Ireland)
RHS
London Science Museum
Topping Bath & Ely
Stanfords
Waterstones
Hatchards
WH Smith Travel
Folio Society
Foyles

As well as all good independents.

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

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