Articles by Philip Ball
"Taste and flavour are not just about what we put in our mouth"
Once we determine that, we’ll better understand what the Trappist planets can tell us
Philip Ball / February 22, 2017
High-pressure science can produce surprises—as demonstrated by two recent discoveries
Penrose is still defining the way we see the universe. But, in today's world of ultra-specialised science, could a thinker of such breadth ever emerge again?
Philip Ball / December 12, 2016
Strict regulation can help—not hinder—scientific progress
Climate scientists need to start fighting back now
Haldane, Kosterlitz and Thouless did work at the "tip of a branch that joins the core of physics very close to the trunk"
The virus has been known since 1947, when it was reported in Uganda
Philip Ball / August 24, 2016
“Our world no longer looks quite so special”