Discounts on books for Ri Members

Offers on newly published and exciting works of literature, only for Ri Members and Ri Patrons

Fascinating books from Oneworld Publications

Weird Maths Zoom Zapped

What it's like to be a dog  What it's like to be a dog

In Weird Maths, David Darling and child prodigy Agnijo Banerjee draw connections between the cutting edge of modern mathematics and life as we understand it.

Bob Berman’s Zoom takes a thrilling tour around the wondrous and myriad motions that shape every aspect of the Universe.

By exploring world-altering discoveries of the past to the wonderful science of the present, Zapped by Bob Berman offers a teasing peek into the future and some of the startling technologies we might yet live to see.

Beginning with the first investigations into electromagnetism, Alanna Mitchell's The Spinning Magnet charts a fascinating history of one of the most powerful forces in the Universe.

From sea lions to the extinct Tasmanian tiger, Gregory Berns reveals What It’s Like to Be a Dog and provides fascinating glimpses into the inner lives of animals.

Ri Members, Ri Young Members and Ri Patrons get up to a 25% discount plus free postage and packaging on selected titles from One World Publications, courtesy of Grantham Book Services.

Terms and conditions

To redeem this offer please call the Ri Membership team on +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email and your name and membership number will be validated.

You will then be given a code for each book you would like to buy, which you will need to quote when purchasing from the Grantham Book Services warehouse by calling +44 (0)1206 255 777.

Offer ends: 31 October 2018

Fantastic books by Christopher Edge

The Many Worlds of Albie Bight  The Jamie Drake Equation  The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day

Fantastic fiction for children combining cutting-edge science with thrilling adventure. From the big bang to virtual reality to the possibility of alien life, Christopher Edge weaves fascinating science into stories full of heart and imagination.

'The Many Worlds of Albie Bright' follows the heartbreaking journey of Albie through space and time in search of his mum.

In 'The Jamie Drake Equation', Jamie’s astronaut dad gets lost in space and it’s down to Jamie to save him.

And in 'The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day', Maisie wakes up to find herself trapped in an ever-shifting reality. Perfect reading for anyone who’s ever looked to the stars.

Ri Young Members receive £2 off plus free shipping.

Offer ends: 31 August 2018

Terms and conditions

To redeem this offer please call +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email and your name and membership number will be validated. You will then be given a code which you will need to enter at the checkout when purchasing online.

CHRISTMAS LECTURES from the Royal Institution

Drawing on the incredible archive here at the Ri, which is packed full of handwritten notebooks, photographs and transcripts, '13 Journeys through space and time' by Colin Stuart tells of the most captivating CHRISTMAS LECTURES given at the Ri on space and time, taking a look at what we thought we knew then and what has been discovered since. 

Taking eleven of the most exciting and revealing CHRISTMAS LECTURES on the natural world given at the Royal Institution, including Sir David Attenborough's animal-packed Lectures from 1977 and Richard Dawkins's explosive series on the evolution of life,  '11 Explorations into life on Earth' by Helen Scales takes an illuminating look at more than a hundred years of scientific exploration to discover the origins of life on our planet and the mysteries so far uncovered.

Ri Members, Ri Young Members and Patrons receive 30% off both CHRISTMAS LECTURES books when buying them directly from the Royal Institution. Simply present your membership card at the front desk.

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