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

Introducing the Quantum-Enabled Gas Imaging Camera for Methane Leak Detection

LaserBond: Advancing Materials Development with Laser Heat Treating Technology

A History of Electron Microscopy and the Future of the Industry

The Use of Imaging Spectroscopy for Earth Conservation Applications

How Raman Microspectroscopy Offers Breakthrough Cement Opportunities

3D Printing Miniature Lenses to Improve Imaging Performance

Miniaturized X-Ray Diffraction Instruments and their Influence on Mars Discoveries

X-Ray Laser Technology is Improving Spectroscopy Techniques for Materials Characterization

How Microscopes Can Reveal Face Mask Effectiveness

Can Light Microscopy be Used to Visualize Viruses?