Ben Pilkington, MSt.

Ben Pilkington, MSt.

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader with a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Oxford. He is committed to clear and engaging written communication and enjoys telling complex, technical stories in a relevant and understandable way.

An avid consumer of the latest science and technology developments, and an enthusiastic lifelong learner, Ben likes to share the fascinating news coming from these fields with a wide and varied audience.

Prior to his freelance career, Ben used his passion for science and technology to inspire and enable young people and adults in deprived areas in the UK to pursue STEM and tech in their education, their career and their own enterprises. Project managing coding competitions, skills courses and education policy in a local government setting, Ben helped disadvantaged people to unlock their potential and lead rewarding and interesting lives.

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

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

Quantum Spectroscopy for Exploring Matter

Can Quantum Computers Be Powered by Solar Energy?

Will Bitcoin Mining Become More Profitable than Mineral Mining?

Spectroscopy in the Development of Quantum Mechanics

What Quantum Computing Could Bring to the Robotics Industry