Michael Brooks holds a PhD in quantum physics. He writes a weekly science column for the New Statesman, and his most recent book is At The Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science By Surprise.

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Cultural Capital
06 March 2014
A highlight is Florence Nightingale’s rose diagram.
Michael Brooks
28 February 2014
Medinical zinc is not all it's cracked up to be.
30 January 2014
This column won’t be of much comfort to the thousands displaced by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia. Lava flows...
Michael Brooks
20 December 2013
Microbe transplants.
19 December 2013
It's elementary.
12 December 2013
The science is clear.
Michael Brooks
27 November 2013
Who’d be a comet in this era?
19 November 2013
Wardrobe malfunctions and asteroids.
14 November 2013
Are we serious about our children deserving better?