Weaving together the great ideas of science, The Reality Frame takes us on a thrilling journey from empty space all the way to the human mind. Acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg builds up reality piece by piece, from space, to tim... read more

The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe
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Until then, investigation of the universe had depended on electromagnetic radiation: visible light, radio, X-rays and the rest. But gravitational waves - ripples in the fabric of space and time - are unr... read more

Gravitational Waves: How Einstein's spacetime ripples reveal the secrets of the universe
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Series:The Infinite Monkey Cage

The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to c... read more

How To Build A Universe (The Infinite Monkey Cage)
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The human body is like an exceedingly well-fortified castle, defended by billions of soldiers - some live for less than a day, others remember battles for decades, but all are essential in protecting us from disease. This hidden army is our immu... read more

Immune: How Your Body Defends and Protects You
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The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017 'Entertaining and at times mind-boggling guide to the weakest of nature's fundamental forces, which also controls the fate of the universe' Manjit Kumar, The Times... read more

The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything
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In the beginning there was light but more than this, there was gravity. After that, all hell broke loose...This is how the story of the greatest intellectual adventure in history should be introduced - how humanity reached its current understanding of the... read more

The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far
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Swearing, it turns out, is an incredibly useful part of our linguistic repertoire. Not only has some form of swearing existed since the earliest humans began to communicate, but it has been shown to reduce physical pain, help stro... read more

Swearing is Good for You The Amazing Science of Bad Language
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Featuring Freud! Groucho Marx! Socrates! Lily Tomlin! Kierkegaard! Buddha! New Yorker cartoonists! Zombies! And of course, Heidegger! Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York Tim... read more

Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates
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As they look to the stars, what are they missing back home? The best of Helen Kane exists in space. If she doesn't go back up, she'll be consigned to a lesser version of herself on a planet that has also seen better days. Helen is an experienced astronaut with a NASA position and... read more

The Wanderers
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Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing environmental threats in a book that presents a positive future for us and our planet.... read more

Sunlight and Seaweed: an Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World
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Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we ... read more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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'O what a world of profit and delight Of power, of honour and omnipotence Is promised to the studious artisan.' Christopher Marlowe, Dr Faustus Between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, Europe changed out ... read more

Superstition and Science, 1450-1750 : Mystics, Sceptics, Truth-seekers and Charlatans
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