Articles by Philip Ball
How the renowned scientist's quasicrystals attain their “impossible” structure
When it comes to engineering, we may still be some way behind the genius of nature
DNA "origami" is opening the door to the smallest structures ever made
Good ten-day weather forecasts are in reach—but is that the limit?
Why have economists failed to adjust their theories about markets?
Scientists’ creation of a new “superheavy” element—the culmination of a nine-year project—may change chemistry
This year's Nobel prize in physics went to a field that is increasingly relevant to our lives