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

"The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China", Hay Literary Festival, Hay-on-Wye. Details to come.

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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.