Category Archives: Writing

What is the universe really made of?

The paperback edition of A Map of the Invisible is out now, and to help promote it we made a few videos on some of the themes in the book. Here’s the first one:  

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Cartographic Errors

Despite my best efforts and those of several others, there are, inevitably, some errors in A Map of the Invisible/Atom Land. Apologies. When they get spotted and reported, they get fixed in future editions. Where they might cause confusion to … Continue reading

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Life, Physics and Everything

When the Guardian’s science blog network closes, Life & Physics will have been here for eight years. Physics has come a long way in that time, but there is (as always) more to be done… My sign-off from The Guardian.

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What time is it and why?

The particles of which the universe is made don’t much care which way time goes. But we do, and so do the stars and the planets. At the Guardian.

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