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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.

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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.

    Debating the 'quantum bottleneck', a fictional Spanish physicist and the science of synchronized pendulums - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Debating the 'quantum bottleneck', a fictional Spanish physicist and the science of synchronized pendulums - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    The podcast team discusses careers for physicists, quantum hype and the best way to honour "hidden figures" in science history

    • 49 min
    Solar cooking, an ultrasound success story, and why some business models just don’t work out - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Solar cooking, an ultrasound success story, and why some business models just don’t work out - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    In this week's podcast, we take a look at solar cookers, hear from an ultrasound start-up and chat about some bad business models

    • 42 min
    Looking forward to a new decade of physics, listening to graphene-based headphones - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Looking forward to a new decade of physics, listening to graphene-based headphones - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Tune in to the first weekly podcast of the 2020s

    • 41 min
    Event Horizon Telescope’s Shep Doeleman explains how to image a black hole - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Event Horizon Telescope’s Shep Doeleman explains how to image a black hole - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    In this week's podcast we marvel at our growing understanding of black holes

    • 30 min
    Five more of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Five more of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Physics World editors chat about some of the most exciting physics that we have covered this year

    • 24 min
    Five of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Five of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast

    Physics World editors chat about some of the most exciting physics that we have covered this year

    • 25 min

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