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

Detecting Coronavirus Particles with “Slow Light”

How Has Microscopy Revolutionized Food Science?

Annealing Methods for Advanced Alloys in Optical Components

Thermal Imaging for Wildlife Monitoring and Conservation

SEM vs TEM for Polymer Analysis

How Will Fiber Optics Accelerate Avionics?

Recent Advances in Sustainable Photonics Materials

What is Lensless Holographic Microscopy?

How Does an Optical Telescope Function?

What are Dark-Field Microscopes?