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

The beauty of chemistry, a preview of my book Elegant Solutions, published in Chemistry World April 2005, p. 33. Available at

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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.