Royal Society Trivedi Science Book PrizeShortlist

Given by The Royal Society

Andre Navne: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books (Russisk)
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The Royal Society gives an annual award for new popular science writing for a general adult readership. The Prize is open to science books written for a non-specialist audience. The winner receives vis mere £25,000 and the authors of the short listed books £2,500.

The awards have changed names many times:
1988 - 89: Science Book Prizes
1990 - 00: Rhône-Poulenc Prizes for Science Books
2001 - 06: Aventis Prizes for Science Books
2007 - 2010 : Royal Society Prizes for Science Books
2011- 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books (General prize)
2016 - : Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

More details of the Prizes are avaialble at Royal Society Book Prizes vis mindre
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Shortlist 312

An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us af Ed YongGeneral2023
Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way af Roma AgrawalGeneral2023
Jellyfish Age Backwards: Nature's Secrets to Longevity af Nicklas BrendborgGeneral2023
Taking Flight af Lev ParikianGeneral2023
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus af David QuammenGeneral2023
The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science af Kate ZernikeGeneral2023
A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Pithy Chapters af Henry GeeGeneral2022
The Greywacke: How a Priest, a Soldier and a School Teacher Uncovered 300 Million Years of History af Nick DavidsonGeneral2022
Spike: The Virus v The People - the inside story af Jeremy FarrarGeneral2022
Age Proof: The New Science of Living a Longer and Healthier Life The No 1 International Bestseller af Rose Anne KennyGeneral2022
Hot air : the inside story of the battle against climate change denial af Peter StottGeneral2022
Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist af Frans de WaalGeneral2022
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures af Merlin SheldrakeGeneral2021
The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers af Emily LevesqueGeneral2021
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art af James NestorGeneral2021
The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias af Jessica NordellGeneral2021
The Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories of Mystery Illness af Suzanne O'SullivanGeneral2021
Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth af Stuart RitchieGeneral2021
Explaining Humans af Camilla PangGeneral2020
The World According to Physics af Jim Al-KhaliliGeneral2020
The Body: A Guide for Occupants af Bill BrysonGeneral2020
The Great Pretender af Susannah CahalanGeneral2020
The Double X Economy: The Epic Potential of Women's Empowerment af Linda ScottGeneral2020
Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time af Gaia VinceGeneral2020
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men af Caroline Criado PerezGeneral2019
Six Impossible Things: The ‘Quanta of Solace’ and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World af John GribbinGeneral2019
The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface af Monty LymanGeneral2019
Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution af Tim SmedleyGeneral2019
The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter af Paul J. SteinhardtGeneral2019
Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe af Steven StrogatzGeneral2019
Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain af Sarah-Jayne BlakemoreGeneral2018
The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife af Lucy CookeGeneral2018
The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences af Daniel M. DavisGeneral2018
Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms af Hannah FryGeneral2018
Liquid Rules af Mark MiodownikGeneral2018
The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World af Simon WinchesterGeneral2018
Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society af Cordelia FineGeneral2017
Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics af Eugenia ChengGeneral2017
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness af Peter Godfrey-SmithGeneral2017
In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's af Joseph JebelliGeneral2017
To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death af Mark O'ConnellGeneral2017
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life af Ed YongGeneral2017
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World af Andrea WulfGeneral2016
The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird’s Egg af Tim BirkheadGeneral2016
The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe af Thomas LevensonGeneral2016
Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body af Jo MarchantGeneral2016
The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World af Oliver MortonGeneral2016
The Gene: An Intimate History af Siddhartha MukherjeeGeneral2016
How Machines Work: Zoo Break! af David MacaulayJunior2016
Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made af Gaia VinceGeneral2015
The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought af David AdamGeneral2015
The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life af Alex BellosGeneral2015
Smashing Physics: Inside the World’s Biggest Experiment af Jon ButterworthGeneral2015
Life’s Greatest Secret: The Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code af Matthew CobbGeneral2015
Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology af Johnjoe McFaddenGeneral2015
Utterly Amazing Science af Robert WinstonJunior2015
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World af Mark MiodownikGeneral2014
Serving the Reich: the struggle for the soul of physics under Hitler af Philip BallGeneral2014
Seven Elements that Changed the World: An Adventure of Ingenuity and Discovery af John BrowneGeneral2014
The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity af Pedro G. FerreiraGeneral2014
The Cancer Chronicles: Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery af George JohnsonGeneral2014
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal af Mary RoachGeneral2014
Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing af Clive GiffordJunior2014
The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World af Sean M. CarrollGeneral2013
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird af Tim BirkheadGeneral2013
Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life af Enrico CoenGeneral2013
Buzzing! af Anneliese Emmans DeanGeneral2013
Pieces of Light: How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts af Charles FernyhoughGeneral2013
The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary af Caspar HendersonGeneral2013
The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea af Callum RobertsGeneral2013
Look Inside Space (Look Inside (Usborne)) af Rob Lloyd JonesJunior2013
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood af James GleickGeneral2012
Moonwalk med Einstein : kunsten at huske alt af Joshua FoerGeneral2012
Mit smukke genom : historier fra genetikkens overdrev af Lone FrankGeneral2012
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos af Brian GreeneGeneral2012
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined af Steven PinkerGeneral2012
The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age af Nathan WolfeGeneral2012
Science experiments af Ian GrahamJunior2012
The Wave Watcher's Companion: From Ocean Waves to Light Waves Via Shock Waves, Stadium Waves, and all the Rest of Life's Undulations af Gavin Pretor-PinneyGeneral2011
Alex's Adventures in Numberland af Alex BellosGeneral2011
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages af Guy DeutscherGeneral2011
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements af Sam KeanGeneral2011
Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science af Ian SampleGeneral2011
The Rough Guide to the Future af Jon TurneyGeneral2011
How the World Works: A Hands-On Guide to Our Amazing Planet af Christiane DorionJunior2011
Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution af Nick LaneGeneral2010
We Need to Talk About Kelvin: What Everyday Things Tell Us About the Universe af Marcus ChownGeneral2010
Why Does E=mc²?: (And Why Should We Care?) af Brian CoxGeneral2010
Everyday Practice of Science: Where Intuition and Passion Meet Objectivity and Logic af Frederick GrinnellGeneral2010
God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science af James HannamGeneral2010
A World Without Ice af Henry N. PollackGeneral2010
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science af Richard HolmesGeneral2009
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life af Avery GilbertGeneral2009
Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks af Ben GoldacreGeneral2009
Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer—and the Century-Long Search to Discover Its Secrets af Jo MarchantGeneral2009
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives af Leonard MlodinowGeneral2009
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body af Neil ShubinGeneral2009
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet af Mark LynasGeneral2008
The Sun Kings: The Unexpected Tragedy of Richard Carrington and the Tale of How Modern Astronomy Began af Stuart ClarkGeneral2008
Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious af Gerd GigerenzerGeneral2008
Coral: A Pessimist in Paradise af Steve JonesGeneral2008
Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry af Ian StewartGeneral2008
A Life Decoded af J. Craig VenterGeneral2008
The Usborne Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do af Rebecca GilpinJunior2008
Stumbling on Happiness af Daniel GilbertGeneral2007
The Rough Guide to Climate Change af Robert HensonGeneral2007
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind af Eric R. KandelGeneral2007
Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon af Henry NichollsGeneral2007
Homo Britannicus : The Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain af Chris StringerGeneral2007
One in Three: A Son's Journey into the History and Science of Cancer af Adam WishartGeneral2007
Can You Feel the Force? (Big Questions) af Richard HammondJunior2007
How Nearly Everything Was Invented By The Brainwaves af Roger BridgmanJunior2007
Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Other Natural Disasters (Kingfisher Knowledge) af Andrew LangleyJunior2007
Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity af David BodanisGeneral2006
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed af Jared M. DiamondGeneral2006
Parallel Worlds : A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos af Michio KakuGeneral2006
Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life af Nick LaneGeneral2006
Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes af Arthur I. MillerGeneral2006
The Truth About Hormones: An Up-to-the-minute, Highly Entertaining Guide to Those Mysteriously Powerful Things, Hormones af Vivienne ParryGeneral2006
The Global Garden af Kate PettyJunior2006
Usborne 100 Science Experiments (100 Science Experiments Il) af Georgina AndrewsJunior2006
Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book About Numbers af Johnny BallJunior2006
Blame My Brain af Nicola MorganJunior2006
It's True! Squids Suck af Nicki GreenbergJunior2006
Kingfisher Knowledge: Forensics af Richard PlattJunior2006
Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another af Philip BallGeneral2005
The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life af Richard DawkinsGeneral2005
Hvorfor livet går hurtigere, når man bliver ældre : om den selvbiografiske hukommelse af Douwe DraaismaGeneral2005
Matters of Substance: Drugs--and Why Everyone's a User af Griffith EdwardsGeneral2005
Earth: An Intimate History af Richard ForteyGeneral2005
Human Mind: How to Make the Most ItGeneral2005
What Makes Me, Me? (Big Questions) af Robert WinstonJunior2005
Endangered Planet (Kingfisher Knowledge) af David BurnieJunior2005
Mysteries & Marvels of Science af Phillip ClarkeJunior2005
Earthquake af Nicholas HarrisJunior2005
Night Sky Atlas: The Moon, Planets, Stars and Deep Sky Objects af Robin ScagellJunior2005
En kort historie om næsten alt af Bill BrysonGeneral2004
In the Beginning Was the Worm: Finding the Secrets of Life in a Tiny Hermaphrodite af Andrew BrownGeneral2004
Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science af Nigel CalderGeneral2004
Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body af Armand Marie LeroiGeneral2004
Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human af Matt RidleyGeneral2004
The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin af Francis SpuffordGeneral2004
Really Rotten Experiments (Horrible Science) af Nick ArnoldJunior2004
The Beginning af Peter AckroydJunior2004
Riotous Robots af Dr. Mike GoldsmithJunior2004
Survivor's Science In the Rainforest (Survivor's Science) af Peter D. RileyJunior2004
Right Hand, Left Hand: The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms and Cultures af Chris McManusGeneral2003
Small World: Uncovering Nature's Hidden Networks af Mark BuchananGeneral2003
Reckoning with Risk: Learning to Live with Uncertainty af Gerd GigerenzerGeneral2003
The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos (Princeton Science Library) af Robert P. KirshnerGeneral2003
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature af Steven PinkerGeneral2003
If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … Where Is Everybody?: Fifty Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life af Stephen WebbGeneral2003
Ocean (DK Guides) af Frances DipperJunior2003
The Terrible Truth About Time af Nick ArnoldJunior2003
Dinosaur (Fast Forward Books) af Nicholas HarrisJunior2003
The Way Science Works af DKJunior2003
Universet i en nøddeskal af Stephen HawkingGeneral2002
Aeons: The Search for the Beginning of Time af Martin GorstGeneral2002
The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things af Hannah HolmesGeneral2002
The Madness of Adam and Eve: How Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity af David HorrobinGeneral2002
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons af Robert M. SapolskyGeneral2002
Acid Tongues and Tranquil Dreamers: Eight Scientific Rivalries That Changed the World af Michael WhiteGeneral2002
Human Body (Eyewitness Books) af Steve ParkerJunior2002
The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia af David BurnieJunior2002
Albert Einstein and His Inflatable Universe af Dr. Mike GoldsmithJunior2002
Materials (Library of Science) af Alastair SmithJunior2002
Mapping The Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science af Robert KunzigGeneral2001
Creation: Life and How to Make It af Steve GrandGeneral2001
Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics af George JohnsonGeneral2001
Mendel's Demon: Gene Justice and the Complexity of Life af Mark RidleyGeneral2001
Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements af Paul StrathernGeneral2001
Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression af Lewis WolpertGeneral2001
DK Guide to Weather af Michael AllabyJunior2001
Suffering Scientists (Horrible Science) af Nick ArnoldJunior2001
DK Guide to Dinosaurs af David LambertJunior2001
Epidemic (Eyewitness Books) af Brian WardJunior2001
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory af Brian GreeneGeneral2000
The White Death: A History of Tuberculosis af Thomas DormandyGeneral2000
A Brief History of the Future: Origins of the Internet af John NaughtonGeneral2000
Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters af Matt RidleyGeneral2000
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior af Jonathan WeinerGeneral2000
Children Of Prometheus: The Accelerating Pace Of Human Evolution af Christopher WillsGeneral2000
DK Guide to Space af Peter BondJunior2000
The Usborne First Encyclopedia of Our World af Felicity BrooksJunior2000
Evolve or Die af Phil GatesJunior2000
The History News In Space af Michael JohnstoneJunior2000
The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Planet Earth (Kingfisher Book Of) af Martin RedfernJunior2000
Manden som kun elskede tal af Paul HoffmanGeneral1999
Tænkeboksen : kortlægning af den menneskelige hjerne af Rita CarterGeneral1999
A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash af Sylvia NasarGeneral1999
How the Mind Works af Steven PinkerGeneral1999
One Renegade Cell: How Cancer Begins af Robert A. WeinbergGeneral1999
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge af Edward O. WilsonGeneral1999
The Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope af Kirsteen RogersJunior1999
Science School af Mick ManningJunior1999
Incredible Body : Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections af Richard PlattJunior1999
Big Head: A Book About Your Brain and Your Head af Peter RowanJunior1999
Ask Uncle Albert: 100 1/2 Tricky Science Questions Answered af Russell StannardJunior1999
Vejen til verden af i dag af Jared DiamondGeneral1998
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications af David DeutschGeneral1998
Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth af Richard A. ForteyGeneral1998
This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World af Ernst MayrGeneral1998
Fermats store sætning af Simon SinghGeneral1998
Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are af Lawrence WrightGeneral1998
The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Oceans af David LambertJunior1998
Big Bang af Heather CouperJunior1998
Yum Yum (Wonderwise) af Mick ManningJunior1998
Understanding Your Muscles & Bones af Rebecca TreaysJunior1998
The Wisdom of the Bones: In Search of Human Origins af Alan WalkerGeneral1997
Climbing Mount Improbable af Richard DawkinsGeneral1997
Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order af George JohnsonGeneral1997
In the Blood: God, Genes and Destiny af Steve JonesGeneral1997
The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation af Matt RidleyGeneral1997
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time af Dava SobelGeneral1997
Blood, Bones and Body Bits af Nick ArnoldJunior1997
The Incredible Journey to the Centre of the Atom / The Incredible Journey to the Edge of the Universe af Trevor DayJunior1997
What Happens When...? (What's Inside?) af John FarndonJunior1997
The Young Gaia Atlas of Earthcare: An Illustrated Reference Guide to Looking After Our Planet af Miles LitvinoffJunior1997
The Big Bug Search af Caroline YoungJunior1997
Man and Microbes: Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times af Arno KarlenGeneral1996
Nature's Keepers: The New Science of Nature Management af Stephen BudianskyGeneral1996
The Faber Book of Science af John CareyGeneral1996
About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution af Paul DaviesGeneral1996
River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life af Richard DawkinsGeneral1996
Nature's Numbers af Ian StewartGeneral1996
Microbes, Bugs & Wonder Drugs (Making Sense of Science) af F. BalkwillJunior1996
Everyday Machines: Amazing Devices We Take for Granted af David BurnieJunior1996
Creatures That Glow (Weird and Wonderful) af Anita GaneriJunior1996
Wild Technology af Phil GatesJunior1996
Our Universe: A Guide to What's Out There af Russell StannardJunior1996
The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide: A Jargon-free Guide to the Chemicals of Everyday Life af John EmsleyGeneral1995
The Book of Man: The Human Genome Project and the Quest to Discover Our Genetic Heritage af W. F. BodmerGeneral1995
The Covenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication af Stephen BudianskyGeneral1995
The Snows of Olympus: A Garden on Mars af Arthur C. ClarkeGeneral1995
Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration af Bert HölldoblerGeneral1995
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language af Steven PinkerGeneral1995
The Most Amazing Pop-up Science Book af Jay YoungJunior1995
The Egg and Sperm Race af Frances R. BalkwillJunior1995
Life (Eyewitness Books) af David BurnieJunior1995
The Robot Zoo: A Mechanical Guide to the Way Animals Work af John KellyJunior1995
Lucky Science: Accidental Discoveries From Gravity to Velcro, with Experiments af Royston M. RobertsJunior1995
The Language of the Genes af Steve JonesGeneral1994
Afterglow of Creation: From the Fireball to the Discovery of Cosmic Ripples af Marcus ChownGeneral1994
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature af Matt RidleyGeneral1994
The Neandertals: Of Skeletons, Scientists, and Scandal af Erik TrinkausGeneral1994
The Engineer in the Garden: Genes and Genetics : From the Idea of Heredity to the Creation of Life af Colin TudgeGeneral1994
Dreams of a Final Theory af Steven WeinbergGeneral1994
The Diversity of Life af Edward O. WilsonGeneral1994
Evolution (Eyewitness Books) af Linda GamlinJunior1994
Science With Weather (Usborne Science Activities) af Rebecca HeddleJunior1994
The Body Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the Human Body af Steve ParkerJunior1994
The Making of Memory: From Molecules to Mind af Steven RoseGeneral1993
Insects in Flight af John BrackenburyGeneral1993
The Mind of God : The Scientific Basis for a Rational World af Paul DaviesGeneral1993
The Malaria Capers : More Tales of Parasites and People, Research and Reality af Robert S. DesowitzGeneral1993
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman af James GleickGeneral1993
Virtual Worlds: A Journey in Hype and Hyperreality (Penguin Science) af Benjamin WoolleyGeneral1993
How the Earth Works (Reader's Digest) af John FarndonJunior1993
"Newsround" Book of Space af Nick HeathcoteJunior1993
Den tredje chimpanse : storhed og fald af Jared M. DiamondGeneral1992
Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist af Adrian DesmondGeneral1992
Fossils: The Evolution and Extinction of Species af Niles EldredgeGeneral1992
Dawn of a Millennium: Beyond Evolution and Culture (Penguin Science) af Erich HarthGeneral1992
The Natural History of the Universe af Colin A. RonanGeneral1992
Last Animals at the Zoo: How Mass Extinction Can Be Stopped af Colin TudgeGeneral1992
How Nature Works (How It Works) af David BurnieJunior1992
The Amazing Voyage of the Cucumber Sandwich af Peter RowanJunior1992
Tomorrow's Earth: A Squeaky-Green Guide af David J. BellamyJunior1992
Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books) af David NormanJunior1992
Big Green Book af Fred PearceJunior1992
Black Holes and Uncle Albert af Russell StannardJunior1992
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History af Stephen Jay GouldGeneral1991
The Trials of Life af David AttenboroughGeneral1991
Genome: The Story of the Most Astonishing Scientific Adventure of Our Time the Attempt to Map All the Genes in the Human af Jerry E. BishopGeneral1991
Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology af Eric DrexlerGeneral1991
The Stuff of the Universe: Dark Matter, Mankind and the Coincidences of Cosmology af John GribbinGeneral1991
Global Warming: Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century? af Stephen H. SchneiderGeneral1991
Cell Wars (Cells and Things) af Frances R. BalkwillJunior1991
Cells Are Us (Cells and Things) af Frances R. BalkwillJunior1991
Amazing Schemes Within Your Genes (Cells and Things) af Frances R. BalkwillJunior1991
The Big Book of Prehistoric Life af Dougal DixonJunior1991
The Big Book of Stars and Planets af Robin KerrodJunior1991
Why Is Night Dark? (Usborne Starting Point Science) af Sophy TahtaJunior1991
The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics af Roger PenroseGeneral1990
Time Reversal: An Autobiography af Anatole AbragamGeneral1990
Evolution: The Great Debate af Vernon BlackmoreGeneral1990
The Mind Machine af Colin BlakemoreGeneral1990
The New Physics af Paul DaviesGeneral1990
Senses and Sensibilities af Jillyn SmithGeneral1990
What Makes a Flower Grow? af Susan MayesJunior1990
What Makes It Rain? (Usborne Starting Point Science) af Susan MayesJunior1990
What's Under the Ground? af Susan MayesJunior1990
Where Does Electricity Come From? af Susan MayesJunior1990
Acid Rain (Conserving Our World) af John D. BainesJunior1990
Helicopters (How It Works) af Ian GrahamJunior1990
The World of the Microscope af Chris OxladeJunior1990
Onkel Alberts rumtid : relativitetsteorien for børn af Russell StannardJunior1990
Bones of Contention: Controversies in the Search for Human Origins af Roger LewinGeneral1989
End: Cosmic Catastrophe and the Fate of the Universe af F. E. CloseGeneral1989
Kaos : en ny videnskabs tilbliven af James GleickGeneral1989
Hawkings univers : fra big bang til sorte huller af Stephen HawkingGeneral1989
The Crumbs of Creation: Trace elements in history, medicine, industry, crime and folklore af J LenihanGeneral1989
The Way Things Work af David MacaulayJunior1989
Bricks (Threads S.) af Terry CashJunior1989
Lots of Rot af Vicki CobbJunior1989
Ecology (Usborne Science & Experiments) af Richard SpurgeonJunior1989
Living with Risk: The British Medical Assocation Guide (Wiley Medical Publications) af British Medical AssociationGeneral1988
Thinking Machines: The Search for Artificial Intelligence af Igor AleksanderGeneral1988
Molecules af P. W. AtkinsGeneral1988
Egg: A Photographic Story of Hatching af Robert BurtonGeneral1988
The Omega Point: The Search for the Missing Mass and the Ultimate Fate of the Universe (Bantam New Age Books) af John GribbinGeneral1988
The Quantum Universe af Tony HeyGeneral1988


The Royal Society gives an annual award for new popular science writing for a general adult readership. The Prize is open to science books written for a non-specialist audience. The winner receives £25,000 and the authors of the short listed books £2,500.

The awards have changed names many times:
1988 - 89: Science Book Prizes
1990 - 00: Rhône-Poulenc Prizes for Science Books
2001 - 06: Aventis Prizes for Science Books
2007 - 2010 : Royal Society Prizes for Science Books
2011- 2015 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books (General prize)
2016 - : Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

More details of the Prizes are avaialble at Royal Society Book Prizes (English, Member-written)
The Royal Society gives out awards for popular science writing. Typically they give two awards per year - a junior and a general. There is no 2009 junior award because of budgetary reasons.

The awards have changed names many times:
1988 - 89: Science Book Prizes
1990 - 00: Rhône-Poulenc Prizes for Science Books
2001 - 06: Aventis Prizes for Science Books
2007 - : Royal Society Prizes for Science Books.

See also for 2012-2016, although the sponsorship had changed again in 2016. (English, Member-written)
See also the longlist and the winners.

See also for 1988-2011. (English, Member-written)
The Royal Society gives an annual prize for new popular science writing for a general adult readership. The prize is open to science books written for a non-specialist audience. The winner receives £25,000 and the authors of the short listed books £2,500.

The name of the prize has changed over the years:
1988-1989: Science Book Prize
1990-2000: Rhône-Poulenc Prize for Science Books
2001-2006: Aventis Prize for Science Books
2007-2010: Royal Society Prize for Science Books
2011-date: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

More details of the prize are available at Royal Society Winton Prize for Science books.

See also the longlist and the shortlist. (English, Member-written)
See also the shortlist and the winners. (English, Member-written)
see also Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books (Italian, Member-written)


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