Royal Society Prize for Science Books Longlist Announced

The longlist for this year’s Royal Society Prize for Science Books – the world’s most prestigious award for science writing – has been announced.

The judges on the judging panel are: Maggie Philbin, radio and television presenter (Chair); Professor Tim Birkhead, Fellow of the Royal Society; Tracy Chevalier, author; Robin Ince, stand-up comedian, writer and actor; Dr Janet Anders, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow.

The shortlist will be announced on 24th August 2010.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony at the Royal Society on 21st October 2010 and awarded £10,000. The authors of each shortlisted book will receive £1000.

Last year’s winner was The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes.

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