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2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize, sponsored by Insight Investment

Winner 2022

A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Chapters (Pan Macmillan) by Nature editor and writer Henry Gee is the 35th winner of the annual Royal Society Science Book Prize, sponsored by Insight Investment.

The judging panel for this year's prize is chaired by neuroscientist, Professor Maria Fitzgerald FRS. She is joined on the panel by representatives from across the worlds of science and culture: television presenter and author Kate Humble; novelist Mike Gayle; writer, broadcaster and technology consultant Rory Cellan-Jones; and experimental physicist and Royal Society University Research Fellow, Josh McFayden

The 2022 winner was announced in an online event on Tuesday 29 November.

Find out more about the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize.

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