Selection of Articles by Philip Ball

Measure for measure

Editorial on the redefinition of the kilogram, Nature Materials 18, 299, April 2019. Available here.

Make it snappy

Food physics and the importance of crunch: an article in Physics World, November 2016. pdf

The Saga of the Sunstones

An exploration of what historians and archaeologists say about the hypothesis that Vikings used “sunstones” with special optical properties to navigate.
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The Crawick Multiverse

An article about an extraordinary meeting to celebrate an equally extraordinary landscape sculpture, in June 2015.

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