"The most prolific and gifted writer in the [popular science] genre." Peter Forbes, The Author

An article in Nautilus, 24 November 2016. Available here.

Review of an exhibition on utopias at King's College London - and a meditation on utopias generally. New Scientist 14 September 2016. Available here.

An article on the Wellcome Hub residency Created Out of Mind, The Observer New Review, 11 March 2017. Available here.

An article in New Scientist, 1 March 2017. Available here.

An article in Nautilus, 16 March 2017. Available here.

An article in Quanta, 26 January 2017. Available here.

An interview with the legendary physicist in Prospect, February 2017. Available here.

... Well, maybe. An article for BBC Earth, 16 February 2017. Available here.

An article in The Observer New Review, 8 January 2017. Available here.

An article in Prospect, February 2016. Available here.

On quantum entanglement, and what it really means. Prospect, July 2016. Available here.

Why you shouldn't waste too much time fretting over this question. An article for BBC Earth, September 2016. Available here.

How space events might affect evolution on Earth. An article for BBC Earth, November 2016. Available here.

The Crawick Multiverse. An article for BBC Earth 1 March 2016. Available here.

An alternative history of the great ideas of science. Nautilus, December 2016. Available here.

"Why physics is not a discipline", Nautilus 21 April 2016. Available here.

"Life rocks: what can meteorites tell us about life on and beyond earth?", Aeon 18 March 2016. Available here.

"The truth about Hannibal's route across the Alps", The Observer 3 April 2016. Available here.

"The God quest: why humans long for immortality", New Statesman 30 July 2015. Available here.

"Were medieval magicians experimental scientists?" (essay book review), Prospect January 2016. Available here.

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"All set for chemistry", Chemistry World June 2015, p46-49.
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P. Ball & J. E. Hallsworth, "Water structure and chaotropicity: their uses and abuses", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 8297-8305 (2015).
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