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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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.

    Materials science for women’s health, the rise of Chinese science, Schrödinger fails in Oxford

    Materials science for women’s health, the rise of Chinese science, Schrödinger fails in Oxford

    In this podcast we also talk about a quantum sensor for electric vehicles

    • 46 min
    Quantum computers could soon bring breakthroughs in nuclear physics

    Quantum computers could soon bring breakthroughs in nuclear physics

    In this podcast we explore how quantum computers have captured the imaginations of nuclear physicists

    • 31 min
    Meet an engineer who blows things up to help preserve lives and property

    Meet an engineer who blows things up to help preserve lives and property

    In this podcast we explore the physics of explosions

    • 29 min
    Brain–computer interfaces offer hope to those with neurological disorders and injuries

    Brain–computer interfaces offer hope to those with neurological disorders and injuries

    This podcast features the chief neuroscientist of company developing an operating system for BCIs

    • 24 min
    UK’s Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics bridges the gap between science and commercial research and development

    UK’s Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics bridges the gap between science and commercial research and development

    This podcast features three researchers at the Glasgow institute

    • 38 min
    Roasting New Mexico chile with a solar concentrator, Diamond: The Game simulates research at a synchrotron lab

    Roasting New Mexico chile with a solar concentrator, Diamond: The Game simulates research at a synchrotron lab

    In this podcast we learn how to cook with the Sun and how to create a scientific board game

    • 32 min

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