The Man Who Found Time – Janies Hutton and the Discovery of the Earth's Antiquity by Jack Repcheck. Simon & Schuster, UK, £15.99

At a time when there is genuine concern about low take-up rates for science subjects amongst high school pupils and some mistrust of the scientific community in general, it is slightly surprising that there still seems to be a healthy market for what the high street book shops call “popular science”. There are some recurring themes of course and among them are tales of eighteenth and nineteenth century scientists from the times before science emerged to join...

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