Extra Reading Suggestions


Physics Courses


  • Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, Helen Czerski.
  • Feynman, Ottaviani and Myrick
  • Particle Physics: Brick by Brick, Dr Ben Still.
  • Wonders of the Solar System, Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen


  • Minute Physics - youtube channel
  • Physics World Weekly - podcast
  • Infinite Monkey Cage - podcast

Biology Courses


  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skoot
  • Gut, Giulia Enders
  • Heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel
  • Seven Worlds One Planet, Jonny Keeling, Scott Alexander and David Attenborough


  • Naked Genetics - podcast
  • The Natural Selection - podcast
  • The Life Scientific - podcast
  • Attenborough Doumentaries

Chemistry Courses


  • The Secret Life of the Periodic Table, Dr Ben Still
  • The Atom: A Visual Tour, Jack Challoner
  • Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything, Tim James

Other Courses


  • The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story, Christie Watson
  • When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi
  • Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table, Stephen Westaby
  • This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, Adam Kay
  • The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris 


  • Unnatural Causes, Dr Richard Shepherd
  • When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist’s Search for the Truth, Professor Angela Gallop
  • Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator, Patricia Wiltshire