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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Driving in the present

9/30/2019
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Exploring the technology and economics of electric cars

Duration:00:41:10

Physics and the climate crisis

8/16/2019
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How can scientists reduce the climate impact of their labs without compromising on the quality of their research? Andrew Glester investigates

Duration:00:48:48

50th anniversary of Apollo 11 – returning to the Moon and going beyond

7/24/2019
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The Physics World Stories podcast explore what’s next for manned and robotic space travel

Duration:00:29:56

50th anniversary of Apollo 11 – hidden stories

6/26/2019
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The Physics World Stories podcast investigates some of the lesser known stories from the Apollo era

Duration:00:53:05

The story behind the first ever black hole image

5/22/2019
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Physics World Stories explores this feat of science and engineering and the EHT’s prospects for further breakthroughs

Duration:00:36:23

The future of the Internet

4/23/2019
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Emerging technologies shaping our connected world

Duration:00:38:34

Physics World 30th anniversary podcast series – 30 years of the World Wide Web

3/12/2019
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Fifth episode in mini-series revisits the birth of the Web and the challenges it now faces

Duration:01:00:14

Physics World 30th anniversary podcast series – high-temperature superconductivity

2/27/2019
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Fourth episode in mini-series tracks the hype, frustration and renewed hope for this field

Duration:00:30:39

Physics World 30th anniversary podcast series – fusion energy

1/22/2019
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Third episode in mini-series explores the prospects for fusion as a viable energy source

Duration:00:48:33

Physics World Book of the Year 2018

12/17/2018
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Tune in to the December Physics World Stories podcast to hear from the winner of our 2018 Book of the Year award, as well as catch up with previous winners

Duration:01:05:24

Physics World 30th anniversary podcast series – gravitational waves

11/28/2018
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Second episode in mini-series explores the future of astronomy

Duration:01:08:02

Physics World 30th anniversary podcast series – particle physics

10/23/2018
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First episode in mini-series explores the future of particle physics

Duration:00:43:10

Communicating science at music festivals

9/18/2018
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Talks, plays, poetry and many more innovative approaches

Duration:00:49:37

Driving in the future

8/17/2018
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How we might wean ourselves off high-carbon transport

Duration:00:29:19

A quantum leap for industry

7/24/2018
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Exploring the emerging technologies based on quantum physics

Duration:00:44:55

Doing business in space

6/18/2018
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Asteroid mining, Brexit impacts and the UK’s first spaceport

Duration:00:34:34

Learning from the ozone solution

5/21/2018
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Nobel laureate Mario Molina and Lorraine Whitmarsh discuss climate politics

Duration:00:26:45

Plant-inspired innovations

4/18/2018
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From tackling oil spills with lotus leaves to mangrove-inspired coastal defences

Duration:00:15:53

Artificial intelligence: is there anything to fear?

3/21/2018
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Polymath Nathan Myhrvold on why he disagreed with his friend Stephen Hawking

Duration:00:29:32

Falcon Heavy and Humanity Star: trailblazers or space junk?

3/15/2018
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Recent private space launches have provoked public awe but also a few dissenting voices

Duration:00:32:29