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.

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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.

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Articles from Ben

Mapping Li-ion Battery Degradation with X-Ray Diffraction

How Liquid Nitrogen Helps Boost Cryo-Electron Microscopy Clarity

Spectroscopy, Artificial Intelligence and the Fight for Improved Waste-to-Energy Production

The Future of In Vivo Brain Imaging with Two-Phase Microscopy

The Western Australian Optical Ground Station: Introducing Next-Generation Space Communication

Identifying Traffic Signs and the Future of Smarter Autonomous Vehicles

Making Recycling More Sustainable with Photonic Technology

The World's Largest Robotic Telescope and the Future of Space Exploration

Using Machine Vision to Advance Welding Porosity Identification

Studying Extreme Plasmas and the Relationship Between Energy and Matter with the Most Powerful Lasers in the World