Philip Ball is a science writer. His latest book is Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything.
Giant instruments are giving us a sea of data. Can science find its way without any big ideas at the helm?
Repairing things is about more than thrift. It is about creating something bold and original
The discovery of a microscopic world shook the foundations of theology and created modern demons
Is the scientific endeavour always a bold and noble quest for truth? Not when it is writing its own history