Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Science & Medicine


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Science & Medicine

275,975 results

Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to the Apollo Landings

978/000/830/9780008307868.jpg

Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to...

Robert Stone

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In a world divided by the ideological struggles of the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, more than... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/880/9780198807285.jpg

Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

Paul B. Wignall

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

Extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, and nearly all the species that have ever existed have now disappeared.... [more]

$15.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

no-image-available.jpg

Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

History; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

978/147/118/9781471186363.jpg

Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

Dr Matt Morgan

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Intensive care medicine

Paperback

A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan. [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

978/024/198/9780241980934.jpg

The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

Paperback

'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

978/142/622/9781426220234.jpg

Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi,...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jeffrey Simons, Charles Liu

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This beautifully illustrated book is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

978/000/833/9780008331788.jpg

How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

978/014/198/9780141988511.jpg

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

Paperback

Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Cat in the Box

978/149/267/9781492671237.jpg

The Cat in the Box

Chris Ferrie

Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Children's & Educational

Paperback

This illustrated, simplified explanation of Schrodinger's cat paradox is the perfect gift for every scientist! [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

978/067/423/9780674237414.jpg

The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

$44.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Calculus Simplified

978/069/117/9780691175393.jpg

Calculus Simplified

Oscar Fernandez

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; Educational: study & revision guides

Paperback

An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus Calculus is a beautiful subject that most of us learn... [more]

$44.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

978/069/119/9780691191393.jpg

A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think

978/147/365/9781473659292.jpg

The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think...

Hannah Critchlow

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Are we really the masters of our own destiny? Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow shows how far our future is already hardwired... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

978/147/366/9781473665736.jpg

Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

Paperback

Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

978/036/720/9780367201340.jpg

Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

Paperback

The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

$31.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

978/178/416/9781784163068.jpg

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

Paperback

`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

978/024/134/9780241348208.jpg

Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

Leander Kahney

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries,... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

978/184/604/9781846046025.jpg

The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Weather

Paperback

Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with natureAs soon as we step out... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Jung and Philosophy

978/036/720/9780367204846.jpg

Jung and Philosophy

Jon Mills

Philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Analytical & Jungian psychology; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Although the works of C.G. Jung have received worldwide attention, there has been surprisingly little engagement by philosophers.... [more]

$62.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Psychology of Happiness

/978/113/809/9781138090798.jpg

The Psychology of Happiness

Peter Warr (University of Sheffield, UK)

Psychology; Health psychology; Psychotherapy

Paperback

Is happiness all down to luck? Do events in our life influence how happy we feel? Can too much of a good thing make us less... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Water Thief

978/178/607/9781786075079.jpg

The Water Thief

Claire Hajaj

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Drought & water supply

Paperback

From the award-winning author of Ishmael's Oranges comes a searing novel set in Africa, with a Graham Greene-esque moral conflict... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

978/178/378/9781783782420.jpg

Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

Barbara Ehrenreich

Medicine; Family & health

Paperback

We tend to believe we have agency over our bodies, our minds and even our deaths. Yet emerging science challenges our assumptions... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World

978/178/578/9781785784996.jpg

Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic...

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

A short guide to the six theories that try to explain the wild world of the quantum. [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

978/184/627/9781846276453.jpg

Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

Beth Gardiner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

Every year, air pollution prematurely kills seven million people around the world. Its impact has been linked to strokes,... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Birds of Sri Lanka

978/147/296/9781472969941.jpg

Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne, Deepal Warakagoda

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher. The lead author is Sri Lanka's top field birder and discoverer... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.