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 18m. Bisher sind 148 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen

Working in medical physics: not your average career

Exploring the variety of careers at the Christie Hospital



The mystery of missing marine plastic

Oceanographers are not sure where all the plastics are ending up in the world’s oceans


 2020-05-27  33m

Doing physics in the time of COVID-19

How the pandemic is affecting the present and how it might permanently change the way physics is done


 2020-04-28  43m

Tips for a rewarding career in physics

Taking a closer look at the reality of life as a researcher


 2020-03-31  55m

The acoustics of music and theatre venues

Find out why Bristol’s Old Vic and Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall sound so great


 2020-03-06  50m

Book of the year 2019

Physics World’s book of the year revealed and the runners up discussed – listen to the December episode of the Physics World Stories podcast


 2019-12-18  53m

Physics and film, a match made in Hollywood

Looking behind the scenes of Interstellar, Contact and The Martian


 2019-11-28  36m

Doing physics in microgravity environments

The opportunities of doing physics experiments on the ISS and other microgravity facilities


 2019-10-28  39m

Driving in the present

Exploring the technology and economics of electric cars


 2019-09-30  41m

Physics and the climate crisis

How can scientists reduce the climate impact of their labs without compromising on the quality of their research? Andrew Glester investigates


 2019-08-16  48m