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Gain a new perspective of your world with short, fun episodes where definitely real humans and not robots discuss how physics drives everything around us.

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Gain a new perspective of your world with short, fun episodes where definitely real humans and not robots discuss how physics drives everything around us.

    Electrons and philosophical questions

    Electrons and philosophical questions

    V and R are back at last and they’re armed with some philosophical questions and discussions about charges and electrons. Sit back lazily and relish this casual start to the second series of this popular physics podcast.

    • 25 min
    Superhero physics – MCU edition

    Superhero physics – MCU edition

    In this series finale V and R sit down to talk about ███████████ that we’ve ██████████ in ██████ and ███████ in █████. Because there’s so much to discuss the focus this time round is on the █████████████████████████. Sit back, have a sip of your favourite drink and lose yourself in the ███████████████. Wait, why are we redacting this? Didn't the episode title give it all away?

    Anyway, if you love comics, this episode is for you. And if you don't love comics this episode might show you the light. Oh, and also all the film sound clips we've used are copyright Marvel Entertainment. Also, thanks to moviesoundclips.net for some audio clips from the Marvel films.

    • 23 min
    Pluto’s plight

    Pluto’s plight

    People have mixed feelings about Pluto’s status as a planet. What happened in 1992 that changed Pluto’s identity once and for all? In 2006 why did we decide Pluto wasn’t a planet anymore? Was it not special or are we missing the bigger picture?

    • 16 min
    In-flight conversations

    In-flight conversations

    We flew in space in our last episode, it is time to demystify some physics you encounter while flying within our own atmosphere. From tall mountains to landing procedures to banking planes here’s a primer on some common physics you might encounter during your flight.

    • 18 min
    Space driving school

    Space driving school

    Today reusable rockets, lunar bases and plans to colonise Mars are everyday news. We're on the brink of a new space age and space travel will become commonplace in the future. All you early birds who want to know how you can soon drive around in your spaceship or steer a probe through our solar system, you'll need to have a good idea of gravity and orbital mechanics. So here’s a primer.

    • 25 min
    Light has a split personality

    Light has a split personality

    Light is like a stalker, always around us somewhere. And like a stalker we know nothing about what light really is. Unlike a stalker light is something worth talking about so V and R sit down to do just that.

    In this episode V and R discuss the confusion surrounding the real nature of light. In the end the confusion is the only thing that stays put.

    • 14 min

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