Explore science through the lens of our historic CHRISTMAS LECTURES series, with our series of books published by Michael O'Mara Books.
13 Journeys Through Space and Time
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.
11 Explorations into Life on Earth
'11 Explorations into Life on Earth' by Helen Scales, turns our attention to our own planet and the animals, plants, fish, insects and all the other living things that inhabit it – how they've evolved and the vital roles they play in the intricate webs of life on earth.
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 1973 and Richard Dawkins's explosive series on the evolution of life, 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.
10 Voyages Through the Human Mind
The human brain makes us who we are, but how and why it works have long been a mystery to us. This book explores this hidden world though lectures by leading experts in psychology, neurology and biology spanning over 100 years.
'10 Voyages Through the Human Mind: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution' follows on from the success of '13 Journeys Through Space and Time' and '11 Explorations into Life on Earth'. Featuring Ri archive content including photographs, transcripts and letters, it reveals the hidden and complex world of the workings of our most important organ.
Books can be purchased 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 independent booksellers.
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