20th December 2009

Last updated: 18 December 2009

This week - a special edition of the programme discussing some of the year's most interesting science books. Adam Walton is joined by Dr Edward Gomez, who is Education Manager at Las Cumbres Observatory at Cardiff University, Heather Jackson, who is a geology interpretor at the National Museum of Wales, and Dr John Delieu, who is a lecturer in anatomy for Bangor University.

Books discussed on the programme are:

Antimatter by Frank Close published by Oxford University Press

Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin published by Penguin

The Well Dressed Ape by Hannah Holmes published by Atlantic Books

The Greatest Show On Earth by Richard Dawkins published by Bantam Press

Professor Stewart's Hoard Of Mathematical Treasures by Ian Stewart published by Profile Books

How To Make A Tornado edited by Mick O'Hare published by Profile Books

Moon 3D by Jim Bell published by Sterling


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