Anjana is a former columnist for The Times. She is now a contributing writer at the Financial Times. She also contributes to the Daily Telegraph, Prospect, New Scientist and the Radio Times. She was named Best Science Commentator at the 2013 Comment Awards. Ahuja, who was educated at a comprehensive school in Essex, read physics at Imperial College London, and then took a PhD in space physics during which she worked on data about the Sun’s magnetic field from the Ulysses probe.