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

Philip was chosen as Science Commentator of the Year in the 2015 Comment Awards - details here.

Published by Harper Collins (UK), May 2019, and by University of Chicago Press (US), October 2019

See here for more details.

News from Philip


The Unseen - A History of the Invisible

A series of five programmes looking at amazing events and characters from science history, on BBC Radio 4.

They are available for some time on the BBC iPlayer here.