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Science & The Natural World

From quantum physics to health issues, from computer science to the origins of life, this page brings you the widest range of accessible writing from the sharpest minds in science.

Read blog articles on current science topics and watch science videos by authors such as Frank Close and Peter Atkins. Browse some of the best science books available including bestsellers by Richard Dawkins and Philip Ball.


Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age
Celebrate Alan Turing’s work and achievements with this interactive feature.
From The Guardian
Explore the ideas of artificial intelligence and the rise of technology in the context of references such as Nick Bostrom’s book.
From The New Republic
Author Emma Barrett sheds light on why people are drawn to dangerous and thrilling challenges in life.
From BBC News
Luciano Floridi’s The Fourth Revolution is called an "interesting new handful of thoughtful volumes".
One Plus One Equals One
Test your knowledge on the evolution of life and the world around us.
by A. R. P. Rau
The author of The Beauty of Physics discusses the importance in understanding the relationships and patterns between the different themes of physics.
Ocean Worlds
Dive into the depths of the Earth’s oceans and beyond with this exclusive excerpt.

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Luciano Floridi, on what is the 'Fourth Revolution'?

Nicholas P. Money, on the amazing world of microbiology.

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Articles archive on the OUPblog

Articles archive on the OUPblog

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