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 19m. Bisher sind 156 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 14 hours 49 minutes


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



Life at CERN during the pandemic

How the particle physics community is adapting to Covid lockdowns


 2021-01-22  48m

The best of physics in books, TV and film in 2020

Looking back at some of the year’s most memorable books and media


 2020-12-23  1h2m

Physics and LEGO: an enduring love affair

In addition to the fun, LEGO can be an effective teaching tool


 2020-11-23  49m

How capable are today’s quantum computers?

Exploring what the first quantum computers might achieve, plus a preview of Quantum 2020


 2020-10-14  29m

Could there really be life in the clouds of Venus?

Exploring the story behind the detection of phosphene in the Venusian atmosphere


 2020-09-23  49m

Autonomous cars: potential lifesavers but with new risks

Exploring the consequences of removing humans from the driving seat


 2020-08-26  43m

Planet Nine: is it a planet, a primordial black hole, or something else entirely?

Fleets of tiny probes might discover what’s lurking at the edge of our solar system


 2020-07-17  42m

Working in medical physics: not your average career

Exploring the variety of careers at the Christie Hospital


 2020-06-30  41m

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