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Peter Forbes

is a science writer whose work has appeared in New Scientist, The GuardianThe Times, Scientific American and New Statesman, among others. His latest book, co-authored with Tom Grimsey, is Nanoscience: Giants of the Infinitesimal (2014). He lives in London.

Written by Peter Forbes

Essay/
Energy, Resources & Sustainability
Sunshine in a bottle

Mimic the dance between carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, and you can tap into clean solar energy and ease climate change

Peter Forbes