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

How the 'Mozi' Satellite Grants Quantum Security From Space

Nanosatellites vs Conventional Satellites

How a New Form of Magnetism in Sr2RuO4 Could Have Implications for Quantum Electronics

Are Wooden Satellites Advantageous?

Space Debris: New Technologies to Clean Our Orbit

An Overview of the Quantum Mechanics Behind Atomic Absorption

Generating Quantum Entanglement in Optical Fibers

An Overview of the Quantum Mechanics Behind Infrared Microscopes

Potential Applications of Quantum Computers in the Mining Industry

Using Interferometry to Detect Gravitational Waves