“In quantum theory, words are blunt tools.”

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.

His 2018  book is Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics Is Differentwhich explores the true meaning of quantum mathematics. In 2018, Beyond Weird was awarded Physics World Book of the Year.

Philip's most recent book is The Modern Myths: Adventures in the Machinery of the Popular Imagination which delves into our fascination with myths and everything fantastical.

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