#3492 Overall Influence

Philip Ball

British science writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

Philip Ball is a British science writer. For over twenty years he has been an editor of the journal Nature for which he continues to write regularly. He now writes a regular column in Chemistry World. He has contributed to publications ranging from New Scientist to the New York Times, The Guardian, the Financial Times and New Statesman. He is the regular contributor to Prospect magazine, and also a columnist for Chemistry World, Nature Materials and BBC Future. He has broadcast on many occasions on radio and TV, and in June 2004 he presented a three-part serial on nanotechnology, Small Worlds, on BBC Radio 4.

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University of Oxford
University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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University of Bristol
University of Bristol

Research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom

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#27082 World Rank