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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.

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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.

    Free and open-source software is driving physics forwards

    Free and open-source software is driving physics forwards

    Pioneers of free and open-source software discuss opportunities and challenges for science

    • 44 min
    We’re all going on a geeky holiday

    We’re all going on a geeky holiday

    Science-themed vacations are gaining in popularity: hear from people who have caught the geek travel bug

    • 43 min
    Deflecting asteroids and exploring a metal world

    Deflecting asteroids and exploring a metal world

    Profiling NASA’s two upcoming asteroid missions, DART and Psyche

    • 50 min
    Helgoland and the captivating origins of quantum theory

    Helgoland and the captivating origins of quantum theory

    Carlo Rovelli discusses his new book and the role of philosophical thought in physics

    • 45 min
    The bots are not as fair-minded as they seem

    The bots are not as fair-minded as they seem

    Physics World Stories investigates ethical issues at the heart of artificial intelligence

    • 45 min
    Muon mania: are we finally on the brink of new physics?

    Muon mania: are we finally on the brink of new physics?

    A detailed look at the two recent results from CERN and Fermilab

    • 48 min

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