I have published five books:

Both The Knowledge and Origins were Sunday Times bestsellers. The Knowledge was also The Times ‘New Thinking’ Book of the Year, and Origins was a Sunday Times top history book of the year and a Waterstones ‘Best of 2019’ book.

Life in the UniverseTourists GuideThe Knowledge


… and my PhD thesis (UCL; 2007) has  been been reprinted by academic publishers as Martian Death Rays.

I’ve also contributed sections or chapters to several other books:


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