Books

2010 | Popular Articles & Essays
Fifty years ago, a young astronomer named Frank Drake pointed a radio telescope at nearby stars in the hope of picking up a signal from an alien civilization...
2006 | Popular Articles & Essays
For thousands of years, human beings have gazed in wonder at the world about them and asked the big questions: How did the universe come to exist? What is it...
2001 | Popular Articles & Essays
Time travel makes great science fiction, but can it really be done? Well,... maybe. If it can, this book will tell you how, in four easy stages. Read about...
1998 | Popular Articles & Essays
 As if we didn't answer enough Big Questions in the first television series, the producer came up with a list of more! This time Phillip Adams and I set...
1998 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publishing Information:Di Renzo Editore (1998)
1998 | Popular Articles & Essays
How, when and where did life begin? Life's origin remains one of the greatest scientific mysteries. Recent discoveries in astrobiology suggest that life might...
1996 | Popular Articles & Essays
with Phillip Adams. Penguin Australia (1996) 
1995 | Popular Articles & Essays
For decades a heroic band of astronomers has been sweeping the skies with radio telescopes in the (tiny!) hope of stumbling across a message from an alien...
1995 | Popular Articles & Essays
Time is deeply fascinating to everybody, but the world of fundamental physics has shown that time is not what it seems. Read here about Einstein's theory of...
1994 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Chapman & Hall (1994)   
1994 | Popular Articles & Essays
What is the ultimate fate of the universe? Will it die with a bang or a whimper? Or might it live forever? This book examines several scenarios for the...
1992 | Popular Articles & Essays
The title is taken from the closing passage in Stephen Hawking's famous book. This is my attempt to really get to grips with the science and religion debate....
1991 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Simon & Schuster (1991)Penguin (1991)  
1988 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1988)  
1987 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Heinemann (1987) U.K. 
1987 | Popular Articles & Essays
This book has just been re-published. I wrote it in the heady days of chaos theory. People were finding chaos everywhere - in the weather, in the behaviour of...
1986 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details:Cambridge University Press (1986) Canto edition (1993)  
1984 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Routledge & Kegan Paul (1984) U.K. 
1983 | Popular Articles & Essays
As physicists probe ever deeper into the subatomic structure of matter, it seems increasingly likely that the various fundamental forces of nature are in...
1983 | Popular Articles & Essays
My first foray into the contentious subject of science and religion. Is there a God, and if so, what has science got to say on the matter? How did the...
1982 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1982) 
1982 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1982)
1981 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: J.M. Dent (1981) U.K.Simon & Schuster (1981) U.S.A.Revised ed. Penguin (1994) U.K. 
1980 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: J.M. Dent (1980) U.K.Simon & Schuster (1980) U.S.A. 
1980 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1980)  
1979 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1979)Second ed. (1986) 
1978 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: J.M. Dent (1978) U.K. Harper & Row (1978) U.S.A. Fontana (under the title Stardoom 1979) U.K  
1977 | Popular Articles & Essays
Publication Details: Cambridge University Press (1977)  
1974 | Popular Articles & Essays