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.

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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.

    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
    Radiant chills: the revolutionary science of laser cooling

    Radiant chills: the revolutionary science of laser cooling

    Chad Orzel discusses the pivotal breakthroughs in the history of laser cooling

    • 45 min
    The biographer who inspired Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster film Oppenheimer

    The biographer who inspired Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster film Oppenheimer

    A conversation with Kai Bird, co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Robert Oppenheimer

    • 40 min
    Physics for fairness: tackling global sustainability challenges through science

    Physics for fairness: tackling global sustainability challenges through science

    Hear from two physical scientists applying their knowledge to create a more equitable world

    • 40 min

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