Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

Combining Microscopy and Spectroscopy to Analyze Ancient Egyptian Papyrus

Novel Blue Quantum Dots Offer Cutting-Edge Imaging Techniques

What is Phase Contrast Microscopy?

What is Transmission Electron Microscopy?

Why is the Use of Electron Microscopes Important in Studying Cells?

How are Photonics Used to Improve Agriculture?

Recent Developments in Optical Sensors

How Do Space Telescopes Work?

Detecting Coronavirus Particles with “Slow Light”

How Has Microscopy Revolutionized Food Science?