Wilson da Silva

Wilson da Silva

Wilson da Silva is a science writer in Sydney, and the former editor-in-chief of COSMOS. | Follow on Twitter @wilsondasilva

Wilson da Silva is a science writer in Sydney, and the former editor-in-chief of COSMOS. A former president of the World Federation of Science Journalists, he’s the winner 31 awards, including two Editor of the Year trophies for COSMOS, the AFI for Best Documentary and the Human Rights Award for Print Journalism.

A former TV science reporter at ABC TV, his writing credits include Nature, The Guardian,  The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, New Scientist, The Australian Financial Review Magazine, The Australian and SCIENCE, among others.

 
 

 

  • The quest for a silicon quantum computer

    Three teams of Australian researchers are racing to make a silicon quantum computer. Wilson da Si...

    The promise of siliconAndrea Morello is not what you expect when you think of quantum computing. Tall, lizard-thin an...

    September 13, 2017
  • Tanya Monro’s brilliant career

    The secret is a mix of intellectual fire and a “practical streak”.

    Bach or Bohr? Schubert or Schrödinger? For a 10-year-old, this was a tough choice. Tanya Feletto argued it out with h...

    April 6, 2015
  • The physicist who inflated the Universe

    Wilson da Silva speaks to the winner of the Kavli Prize for Astrophysics – a man who once had tro...

    Alan Guth still finds it amazing that he can understand anything about the first moments of the Big Bang. But he shou...

    March 2, 2015

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