100 episodes

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.

Physics World Stories Podcast Physics World

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    • 4.6 • 19 Ratings

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.

    The Higgs boson discovery revisited

    The Higgs boson discovery revisited

    Reflecting on that historic day, 10 years later

    • 56 min
    Fixing our bodies with glass

    Fixing our bodies with glass

    Bioglass can heal our bones while fending off harmful microbes

    • 39 min
    Cutting the carbon footprint of supercomputing in scientific research

    Cutting the carbon footprint of supercomputing in scientific research

    More efficient coding and quantifying climate impacts are among the solutions

    • 36 min
    JET’s record result and the quest for fusion energy

    JET’s record result and the quest for fusion energy

    Physics World Stories examines the recent breakthrough at the Joint European Torus experiment

    • 37 min
    Music from our material world

    Music from our material world

    From spiderweb harmonies to a viral hit inspired by the COVID-19 spike protein

    • 51 min
    The James Webb Space Telescope launches astronomy into a new era

    The James Webb Space Telescope launches astronomy into a new era

    Now the mission has reached its destination, what lies ahead for the science programme?

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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Just right

Just Good science well spoken…no music thank goodness.

1Life2LivesoLivingit ,

Wonderful

Brilliant guests, fascinating science topics and really accessible without being dumbed down at all.

Keep them coming!

Sharky_Drew ,

Fab Physics!

Will admit that physics has never really been my subject area, but trying to expand the podcasts I listen to and have found these great! Informative and interesting.

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