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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    • 4.5 • 24 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.

    Physics and sport: flying balls, perfecting technique, and wellbeing in academia

    Physics and sport: flying balls, perfecting technique, and wellbeing in academia

    Hear from two physicists whose passion for sport has shaped their careers and lives

    • 52 min
    Swift Quakes and new podcast music inspired by the fine-structure constant

    Swift Quakes and new podcast music inspired by the fine-structure constant

    Discover the geophysics of Taylor Swift concerts and the hidden physics within our new podcast jingle

    • 46 min
    3 Body Problem: a deep dive into the Netflix show

    3 Body Problem: a deep dive into the Netflix show

    Exploring the multi-layered story about humanity's first contact with an alien civilization

    • 51 min
    An orchestral trip through the moons of our Solar System

    An orchestral trip through the moons of our Solar System

    Amanda Lee Falkenberg describes the process of turning mysterious worlds into music

    • 49 min
    Dark matter vs modified gravity: which team are you on?

    Dark matter vs modified gravity: which team are you on?

    Two researchers who have switched sides in this heated cosmic debate

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Radio pioneers: the enduring role of ‘amateurs’ in radio astronomy

    Radio pioneers: the enduring role of ‘amateurs’ in radio astronomy

    With its wartime origins and iconic facilities, radio astronomy has always inspired curious tinkerers

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 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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