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Book awards: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

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The wave watcher's companion by Gavin Pretor-PinneyGeneral, 2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James GleickGeneral, 2012
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik2014
Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made by Gaia Vince2015
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea WulfGeneral, 2016
Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Cordelia Fine2017

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The Royal Society gives an annual prize for new popular science writing for a general adult readership. The prize is open to science books written for a non-specialist audience. The winner receives £25,000 and the authors of the short listed books £2,500.

The name of the prize has changed over the years:
1988-1989: Science Book Prize
1990-2000: Rhône-Poulenc Prize for Science Books
2001-2006: Aventis Prize for Science Books
2007-2010: Royal Society Prize for Science Books
2011-date: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

More details of the prize are available at longlist and the shortlist.

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