"Labelling Ball a science writer sells his writing short, for its value lies above all in a range that dissolves the awkward silences between science and the larger culture of which it is part." Marek Kohn - The Independent
"Life, computation, thermodynamics: a natural history"
Santa Fe Institute, NM, workshop on Statistical Physics, Information Processing and Biology
Maxwell Lectures, King's College London, 2 pm.
"The Water Kingdom"
Isle of Wight Literary Festival, 12.45 pm. Details here.
"The future of materials"
Pujiang Innovation Forum, Shanghai, China. Details here.
"Why Water is Weird"
Center for Free Electron Laser Science, Hamburg, 2 pm. Details here.
"The dark side of the universe"
Chairing an event at the How The Light Gets In festival
Hay on Wye, Wales, 10.30 am. Details here.
See the whole HTLGI Festival programme here.
Chairing a discussion with Bonnie Greer and Hugh Montgomery
Royal Institution, Albermarle St, London, 7.00 pm. Details here.
"After particles" - the new quantum mechanics
How The Light Gets In festival
Hay on Wye, Wales, 6 pm. Details here.
"Why water is weird"
GCSE Science Live, London Piccadilly Theatre. Details here.
"The strangeness of race"
Chairing a discussion panel at the How The Light Gets In Festival
Hay on Wye, Wales, 2.30 pm. Details here.
Philip was made Science Commentator of the Year in the 2015 Comment awards - details here.
The Water Kingdom
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