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"A new book from Philip Ball is always an eagerly anticipated event." John Gribbin - Literary Review

Hits, Misses and Close Calls: An Image Essay on Pattern Formation in "On Growth and Form"
The preprint of an article published in Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 38.1, 74 (2013).

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An extended version of an article published in Chemistry World, June 2012. Download PDF.

The Patterns of Peter Randall-Page: extended version of a short article for BBC's Focus science site, discussing the work of British sculptor Peter Randall-Page.
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Pattern formation in nature: Physical constraints and self-organizing characteristics
An article to appear in a special issue of Architectural Design, 2011.

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Patterns in art and nature: a talk delivered at Dulwich Picture Gallery, May 2003.
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LATEST PUBLICATION

"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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