Physics World Stories Podcast

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 164 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 50 minutes


Searching for signs of alien technologies

Astronomers are looking for the technosignatures of advanced civilizations



Free and open-source software is driving physics forwards

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


 2021-09-22  44m

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


 2021-08-24  43m

Deflecting asteroids and exploring a metal world

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


 2021-07-09  50m

Helgoland and the captivating origins of quantum theory

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


 2021-06-15  45m

The bots are not as fair-minded as they seem

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


 2021-05-28  45m

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

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


 2021-04-29  48m

Arecibo Observatory: a scientific giant that fell to Earth

Exploring the legacy and the future of the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico


 2021-03-17  39m

Searching for signs of past life on Mars with NASA’s Perseverance rover

Exploring the scientific goals of one of the three missions to arrive at Mars this month


 2021-02-10  44m

Life at CERN during the pandemic

How the particle-physics community is adapting to COVID lockdowns


 2021-01-22  48m