Gift Guide

56 Gifts For People Who Love Science – Christmas 2017

Need a gift for someone curious about everything science? Check out our curated gift ideas covering a wide range of scientific disciplines including gifts for biologists, physicists and astronomers

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Infographic Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything - 100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics reveal the secrets of life, the universe and everything

Infographic Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything

100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics reveal the secrets of life, the universe and everything

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World - A beautifully curated collection of personal narratives from female scientists from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, with a dash of whimsy thrown in

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

A beautifully curated collection of personal narratives from female scientists from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, with a dash of whimsy thrown in

Available at Amazon.com for $11

TED Books Box Set: The Science Mind - TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off, this set includes books from three of the leading business minds of our time

TED Books Box Set: The Science Mind

TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off, this set includes books from three of the leading business minds of our time

Available at Amazon.com for $34

Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman - A tour of the mind explaining two systems that drive the way we think and make decisions, compelling reading for fans of psychology, science and business

Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

A tour of the mind explaining two systems that drive the way we think and make decisions, compelling reading for fans of psychology, science and business

Available at Amazon.com for $9

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science - A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color

Available at Amazon.com for $27

Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers - Deluxe notebook of varied graph paper designs interspersed with engaging charts and infographics

Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Deluxe notebook of varied graph paper designs interspersed with engaging charts and infographics

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Sunprint Kits - Get creative and explore the science of the camera-less photographic printing process known as cyanotype

Sunprint Kits

Get creative and explore the science of the camera-less photographic printing process known as cyanotype

Available at Amazon.com for $11

Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe - Complicated stuff in simple words

Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Complicated stuff in simple words

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Folio Society Editions: Science, Technology & Natural History - Beautifully crafted books from the world of science, technology and natural history

Folio Society Editions: Science, Technology & Natural History

Beautifully crafted books from the world of science, technology and natural history

Available at The Folio Society for $50 - $95

The Toaster Project - Read about one man's journey to create a simple kitchen toaster from scratch

The Toaster Project

Read about one man's journey to create a simple kitchen toaster from scratch

Available at Amazon.com for $15

Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Mind - Why can't I tickle myself? This and other thought provoking questions from kids, all answered by top experts

Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Mind

Why can't I tickle myself? This and other thought provoking questions from kids, all answered by top experts

Available at Amazon.com for $19

Galileo Thermometer with Goethe Barometer - A fun example of early scientific measurement inspired by Galileo's instruments

Galileo Thermometer with Goethe Barometer

A fun example of early scientific measurement inspired by Galileo's instruments

Available at Amazon.com for $28

Galaxy and Space Cufflinks - Beautiful cufflinks featuring images of planets, galaxies, and even the famous Golden Record from the Voyager Probe

Galaxy and Space Cufflinks

Beautiful cufflinks featuring images of planets, galaxies, and even the famous Golden Record from the Voyager Probe

Available at Yugen for $28

Planet Lollipops - A solar system of edible treats!

Planet Lollipops

A solar system of edible treats!

Available at Amazon.com for $17

Experience Zero Gravity Weightlessness - Float like an astronaut and in weightless zero gravity -  the ultimate gift experience for a space or science fan

Experience Zero Gravity Weightlessness

Float like an astronaut and in weightless zero gravity - the ultimate gift experience for a space or science fan

Available at Go Zero G for $4,950

Jellyfish Paperweight - Individually hand blown glass jellyfish paperweight that glows in the dark

Jellyfish Paperweight

Individually hand blown glass jellyfish paperweight that glows in the dark

Available at Amazon.com for $17

Real Octopus Specimen - Ethically Collected - Quirky gift for the curious natural history lover, a real octopus specimen in a beaker, ethically collected

Real Octopus Specimen - Ethically Collected

Quirky gift for the curious natural history lover, a real octopus specimen in a beaker, ethically collected

Available at Etsy for $195

Pure Gallium - Gallium is a metal which almost instantly melts in your hand! It feels like mercury but is non-toxic.The perfect gift for physics students, science lovers

Pure Gallium

Gallium is a metal which almost instantly melts in your hand! It feels like mercury but is non-toxic.The perfect gift for physics students, science lovers

Available at Amazon.com for $7

Anatomical Bone Socks - Show off your love of science and biology with these fun socks

Anatomical Bone Socks

Show off your love of science and biology with these fun socks

Available at Amazon.com for $19

Embossed Dinosaur Rolling Pin - Emboss your cookies, pies, fondants with dinosaurs

Embossed Dinosaur Rolling Pin

Emboss your cookies, pies, fondants with dinosaurs

Available at Etsy for $30

Hatching Dinosaur Candle - As the wax egg melts away it slowly reveals the world's favourite prehistoric carnivore - a darling baby velociraptor.

Hatching Dinosaur Candle

As the wax egg melts away it slowly reveals the world's favourite prehistoric carnivore - a darling baby velociraptor.

Available at Firebox for $44

Space Themed Metal Modelling Kits - 3D model kits for the Apollo Lunar Module, Space Shuttle Endeavor, Hubble Telescope and more

Space Themed Metal Modelling Kits

3D model kits for the Apollo Lunar Module, Space Shuttle Endeavor, Hubble Telescope and more

Available at Amazon.com for $6 - $10

Cubelets Modular Robot Kit - Connect cubelets together that include motors and various sensors to build your own robots, that can be combined with your existing toys

Cubelets Modular Robot Kit

Connect cubelets together that include motors and various sensors to build your own robots, that can be combined with your existing toys

Available at Amazon.com for $145

NASA Travel Bureau Art Prints - Futuristic yet retro space tourism posters from NASA

NASA Travel Bureau Art Prints

Futuristic yet retro space tourism posters from NASA

Available at Cartographers Union for $24

Self Contained EcoSphere - An entire self sustaining aquatic ecosystem in an enclosed sphere

Self Contained EcoSphere

An entire self sustaining aquatic ecosystem in an enclosed sphere

Available at Amazon.com for $51 - $427

Color Changing Northern Lights Projector - Relax to the aurora borealis, great for children and adults as a sleep aid light, decorative light or mood light

Color Changing Northern Lights Projector

Relax to the aurora borealis, great for children and adults as a sleep aid light, decorative light or mood light

Available at Amazon.com for $25

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Cooks, and Good Food - 450 Pages of answers to the 'How?' and 'Why?' in the kitchen,  to satisfy the curious, smart geek

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Cooks, and Good Food

450 Pages of answers to the 'How?' and 'Why?' in the kitchen, to satisfy the curious, smart geek

Available at Amazon.com for $23

Discover Amber Science Kit - Just like in Jurassic Park, discover 40 million year old bugs trapped in a genuine piece of amber

Discover Amber Science Kit

Just like in Jurassic Park, discover 40 million year old bugs trapped in a genuine piece of amber

Available at Amazon.com for $30

23andMe Genetic DNA Testing and Analysis - Understand what your DNA says about your health, traits and ancestry

23andMe Genetic DNA Testing and Analysis

Understand what your DNA says about your health, traits and ancestry

Available at 23andMe for $199

Dinosaur Dig Tours - Dig For dinosaurs in the Badlands of South Dakota!

Dinosaur Dig Tours

Dig For dinosaurs in the Badlands of South Dakota!

Available at Paleo Adventures for $125 - $390

The Science of Booze - A scientific romp through the world of alcohol

The Science of Booze

A scientific romp through the world of alcohol

Available at Amazon.com for $10

Arty Science Tees - Science tees designed by independent artists

Arty Science Tees

Science tees designed by independent artists

Available at Threadless for $15 - $25

Strandbeest Kit - Build a working scale model of one of Theo Jansen's wind-propelled beach animals

Strandbeest Kit

Build a working scale model of one of Theo Jansen's wind-propelled beach animals

Available at Think Geek for $35

Robot Lollipops - A sweet little gift for a sci-fi nut!

Robot Lollipops

A sweet little gift for a sci-fi nut!

Available at Etsy for $13

What If? - Hilarious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions, from the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd

What If?

Hilarious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions, from the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd

Available at Amazon.com for $15

StarTalk: Everything You Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi... - New York Times Bestselling illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s popular podcast

StarTalk: Everything You Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi...

New York Times Bestselling illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s popular podcast

Available at Amazon.com for $22

Handcrafted Soaps by RockHoundSoap - What better way to scrub away the dirt from a days digging than with these incredible geode shaped soaps

Handcrafted Soaps by RockHoundSoap

What better way to scrub away the dirt from a days digging than with these incredible geode shaped soaps

Available at Etsy for $6 - $23

Occidental Leather 5012 Hammer Holder - Holds a hammer, and makes you look good

Occidental Leather 5012 Hammer Holder

Holds a hammer, and makes you look good

Available at Amazon.com for $24

Crenova USB Digital Microscope 5MP 500x - View rocks, plants, and coins and more on your computer at 500x magnification

Crenova USB Digital Microscope 5MP 500x

View rocks, plants, and coins and more on your computer at 500x magnification

Available at Amazon.com for $60

Deluxe Mohs' Hardness Pick Set for Mineral Identification - Top quality tools to help identify your mineral finds

Deluxe Mohs' Hardness Pick Set for Mineral Identification

Top quality tools to help identify your mineral finds

Available at Amazon.com for $92

Agate Bookends - Stop the mounds of geology and science books falling off your shelf with these beauties

Agate Bookends

Stop the mounds of geology and science books falling off your shelf with these beauties

Available at Amazon.com for $50

Home Planetarium Star Projector - Make space travel obsolete, bring 60,000 stars to your room by pushing a single button

Home Planetarium Star Projector

Make space travel obsolete, bring 60,000 stars to your room by pushing a single button

Available at Amazon.com for $150

Beginner’s Rockhound Kit - A kit with all the tools a beginner rockhound could need

Beginner’s Rockhound Kit

A kit with all the tools a beginner rockhound could need

Available at Amazon.com for $72

Agate Drink Coasters - Beautiful drink coasters for your favorite rockhound

Agate Drink Coasters

Beautiful drink coasters for your favorite rockhound

Available at West Elm for $60

Floating Specimen Display Boxes - Display boxes that cushion the sample in silicone to give the appearance of floating

Floating Specimen Display Boxes

Display boxes that cushion the sample in silicone to give the appearance of floating

Available at SAFE Collection Supplies for $20

Geologist Humor T-Shirt - A clever t-shirt that the amateur geologist will love, but everyone won’t

Geologist Humor T-Shirt

A clever t-shirt that the amateur geologist will love, but everyone won’t

Available at Cafe Press UK for $16

State-specific Mineral Maps - A mineral map for each of the 50 United States

State-specific Mineral Maps

A mineral map for each of the 50 United States

Available at Amateur Geologist for $12 - $25

Sturdy and Spacious Field Backpack - Huge backpack designed specifically for geologists, with all the necessary compartments

Sturdy and Spacious Field Backpack

Huge backpack designed specifically for geologists, with all the necessary compartments

Available at Geology.com for $199

Astronaut Ice Cream - Delicious freeze-dried treats just like the astronauts eat

Astronaut Ice Cream

Delicious freeze-dried treats just like the astronauts eat

Available at Amazon.com for $6 - $30

You Are Here: Photographs from the International Space Station - Follow a single orbit of the ISS in this spectacular photographic tour of the planet.

You Are Here: Photographs from the International Space Station

Follow a single orbit of the ISS in this spectacular photographic tour of the planet.

Available at Amazon.com for $18

The Space Series: Spaceships Print By Federico Babina - Carefully studied illustrations of your favorite spaceships,  a homage to science fiction and our ever-growing fascination with space exploration.

The Space Series: Spaceships Print By Federico Babina

Carefully studied illustrations of your favorite spaceships, a homage to science fiction and our ever-growing fascination with space exploration.

Available at Magma for $46

The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery - An entertaining exploration of the emotional and physical world of the octopus

The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery

An entertaining exploration of the emotional and physical world of the octopus

Available at Amazon.com for $11

Planet and galaxy Jewelry - Unique space and galaxy jewelry using Hubble images of the cosmos on rings, pendents, bracelets, earrings and more

Planet and galaxy Jewelry

Unique space and galaxy jewelry using Hubble images of the cosmos on rings, pendents, bracelets, earrings and more

Available at Yugen for $25 - $300

Aquatic Animal Lollipops - A collection of sweet treats featuring sea creatures

Aquatic Animal Lollipops

A collection of sweet treats featuring sea creatures

Available at Amazon.com for $17

Mushroom Growing Kits - Grow your own mushrooms at home

Mushroom Growing Kits

Grow your own mushrooms at home

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Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World - Groundbreaking book about the mycological rescue of the planet

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

Groundbreaking book about the mycological rescue of the planet

Available at Amazon.com for $24

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