Mathematics & Science
The best books on maths and science, as recommended by some of the most eminent academics and public figures in the field. Reading lists on subjects including physics, applied mathematics, computer science, biology, chemistry and astronomy.
If you’re more interested in what goes on far beyond the limits of our planet, take a look at our selection of books on astronomy and its history, cosmology, the Sun, meteorites, and other wonders of our Universe.
The most recommended scientific books in our interviews include Brian Greene’s The Elegant Universe, Dennis Overbye’s Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos, Richard Dawkins’s The Blind Watchmaker, and of course Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.