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Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World website. If you enjoy what you hear, then also check out the Physics World Weekly podcast, a science-news podcast presented by our award-winning science journalists.

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Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World website. If you enjoy what you hear, then also check out the Physics World Weekly podcast, a science-news podcast presented by our award-winning science journalists.

    Making spaceflight accessible to people with physical disabilities

    Making spaceflight accessible to people with physical disabilities

    ESA launches parastronaut feasibility study to make spaceflight more inclusive

    • 44 min
    Robin Ince and the joy of popular-science books

    Robin Ince and the joy of popular-science books

    Our traditional end-of-year episode will give you some holiday reading ideas

    • 26 min
    Quantum technology gathers pace

    Quantum technology gathers pace

    The 2022 Nobel Prize for Physics celebrated research that is underpinning a tech transformation

    • 43 min
    Is the 2022 FIFA World Cup really carbon neutral?

    Is the 2022 FIFA World Cup really carbon neutral?

    Investigating how sporting events can become more sustainable without losing their magic

    • 58 min
    Trouble on the Horizon for UK-based researchers

    Trouble on the Horizon for UK-based researchers

    Political wrangling over the UK’s status in the Horizon Europe research programme leaves scientists in limbo

    • 56 min
    The science-fiction legacy of Satyajit Ray

    The science-fiction legacy of Satyajit Ray

    Ray’s eclectic work is a treasure trove for scientists

    • 58 min

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