Europe's X-ray laser fires up
Philip is a freelance science writer and a consultant editor for Nature. He can often be heard on radio and television, and is the author of several scientific books for the lay reader, including H2O: A Biography of Water (shortlisted for a National Book Critics Circle Award); and Critical Mass (winner of the 2005 Aventis Prize). Philip graduated in chemistry from the University of Oxford, and holds a PhD in physics from the University of Bristol.
High-speed shooter will help scientists to make molecular movies.