Joseph Henry Press (JHP) is an American publisher which is an imprint of the National Academies Press, publisher for the United States National Academy of Sciences. The imprint is named after American scientist Joseph Henry.

Joseph Henry Press
Parent companyNational Academies Press
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationWashington, D.C.
Publication typesBooks

The imprint publishes books on science, technology, and health for the science-interested general public.[1] JHP books represent a broad range of topics, from modern physics and frontiers of medicine to scientific biography and early childhood development.

Notable publications have included Neil de Grasse Tyson's One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos (2000); John Derbyshire's Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics (2003); J. Michael Bailey's The Man Who Would Be Queen (2003); Edmund Blair Bolles's Einstein Defiant: Genius versus Genius in the Quantum Revolution (2004); and Francisco J. Ayala's Darwin's Gift: to Science and Religion (2007).

Some Joseph Henry Press titles are available for free online reading; its parent press offers more than 4,000 reports online for free reading, and more than 2000 PDFs and ebooks for sale.

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  1. ^ Staff report (October 28, 2002). The National Academy's Joseph Henry Press. Publishers Weekly

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