Articles, essays, and blog posts


Alien life is out there, but our theories are probably steering us away from it

Article in The Conversation, published January, 2020.


Interview with Premise Podcast, August 2019

The relationship between science and philosophy



‘The misleading evidence that fooled scientists for decades’

Article in The Conversation, published June 2018.


Auxiliary hypotheses

‘Sommerfeld’s miracle: the ultimate historical challenge to scientific realism’

Article in Auxiliary Hypotheses, the blog of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, published February 2017.


‘Contemporary scientific realism and the 1811 gill slit prediction’


‘Is Science Inconsistent?’

Blog post in the Oxford University Press blog, published December 2013.