"One of our most versatile and gripping science writers." John Carey

Color Theory in Science and Art: Ostwald and the Bauhaus, an article written in collaboration with Mario Ruben in Angewandte Chemie International Edition 43, 4842 (2004). [pdf available for download] -  Colore. Una biografia. Tra arte storia e chimica, la bellezza e i misteri del mondo del colore - di Philip Ball - Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Colour - Philip Ball

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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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