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.
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
Physics for fairness: tackling global sustainability challenges through science
Hear from two physical scientists applying their knowledge to create a more equitable world
Green and novel: the future of energy generation
Harnessing energy directly in space and from the ocean flow
Our universe is humming with gravitational waves
What the new discovery of gravitational wave imprints in pulsar signals can reveal about the cosmos
Moore’s law in peril and the future of computing
Demand for computer power continues to soar, but can the hardware keep up?
Will AI chatbots replace physicists?
Large language models are changing the way physics is taught and practised
Good, but the host needs to stop wispering.
Please speak up. I can only hear your guests.
Everything being relative, this is a great podcast
Great podcast, IMO.