100 episodes

Physics World Weekly offers a unique insight into the latest news, breakthroughs and innovations from the global scientific community. Our award-winning journalists reveal what has captured their imaginations about the stories in the news this week, which might span anything from quantum physics and astronomy through to materials science, environmental research and policy, and biomedical science and technology. 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 our monthly podcast Physics World Stories, which takes a more in-depth look at a specific theme.

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    • 4.5 • 10 Ratings

Physics World Weekly offers a unique insight into the latest news, breakthroughs and innovations from the global scientific community. Our award-winning journalists reveal what has captured their imaginations about the stories in the news this week, which might span anything from quantum physics and astronomy through to materials science, environmental research and policy, and biomedical science and technology. 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 our monthly podcast Physics World Stories, which takes a more in-depth look at a specific theme.

    Achieving success in research collaborations, celebrating the UN International Year of Glass

    Achieving success in research collaborations, celebrating the UN International Year of Glass

    This podcast looks at glass in physics and how to create a physics dream team

    • 40 min
    How the Web went global after arriving in Silicon Valley from CERN

    How the Web went global after arriving in Silicon Valley from CERN

    In this podcast we talk about how physicists and entrepreneurs changed the world

    • 34 min
    The science and scientists of Don’t Look Up, low-cost optical technique is improving healthcare

    The science and scientists of Don’t Look Up, low-cost optical technique is improving healthcare

    In this podcast we chat about photoplethysmography and a controversial Hollywood film

    • 53 min
    Exploring Pluto’s changing atmosphere by chasing its shadow on Earth

    Exploring Pluto’s changing atmosphere by chasing its shadow on Earth

    In this podcast we meet two siblings who have devoted their careers to studying the dwarf planet

    • 30 min
    Meet the winners of the Physics World 2021 Breakthrough of the Year award

    Meet the winners of the Physics World 2021 Breakthrough of the Year award

    In this podcast we talk about the prizewinning entanglement of macroscopic drumheads

    • 25 min
    Top 10 Breakthroughs of 2021: a lively round-up of the year's best physics results

    Top 10 Breakthroughs of 2021: a lively round-up of the year's best physics results

    In this podcast we chat about our eclectic shortlist

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Sculptor 1001 ,

Wonderful, but would like more specifics.

It would be a treat to have more depth, which might be attained by having two or three guests who specialise in a particular topic that could give different points of view. That said, I have enjoyed the programmes immensely.

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