We’re a semi-annual literary magazine published in both print and as a digital download carrying fiction and non-fiction relating to science, scientists, and the interaction between science and society.


Hilary Lamb, our non-fiction editor, is a staff writer for the IET’s E&T magazine and a freelance non-fiction author. In 2019 she was named the B2B Columnist of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors for her creative non-fiction column.

Anita Chandran, our fiction editor, is a writer and PhD candidate conducting research in ultrafast fibre lasers. She has been awarded Imperial College’s Sir Arthur Acland Prize for excellence in the humanities and was named overall winner of the Royal College of Science’s 2019 writing challenge for her short story (Nothing but) Art.

Gautam Kambhampati, our editor-in-chief, is a PhD candidate working in molecular science, a writer, and the founder of a small machine learning company working in the healthcare industry.

Cerys Llinos, our art director, is an ephemera enthusiast and secretive writer of articles, stories, and creative non-fiction. She is working as a researcher on a project studying reader behaviour, is making books on the future of the publishing industry, and has done print design work for local government and indie publications.


We’re very pleased to have been able to feature illustrations and photography by Angel Li, Joanna Clay Design, and Ryan de Carte.