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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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English


Episodes

Physics World Book of the Year 2018 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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

Duration:00:49:37

Driving in the future - Physics World Stories Podcast

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 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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

Duration:00:44:55

Doing business in space - Physics World Stories Podcast

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 - Physics World Stories Podcast

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

Duration:00:26:45

Plant-inspired innovations - Physics World Stories Podcast

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? - Physics World Stories Podcast

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? - Physics World Stories Podcast

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

Physics in 2018 - Physics World Stories Podcast

1/23/2018
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Physics World journalists discuss what excites them about the year ahead

Duration:00:28:57

Book of the Year 2017 - Physics World Stories Podcast

12/13/2017
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Physics World book experts Matin Durrani and Tushna Commissariat discuss the themes and trends that surround some of the best popular-physics books of 2017, before announcing the winner of our annual book award

Duration:00:36:19

Exploring the cosmos with gravitational waves - Physics World Stories Podcast

11/9/2017
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Recent discoveries usher in a new era of multimessenger astronomy

Duration:00:38:28

Illuminating a radio icon - Physics World Stories Podcast

10/10/2017
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How the historic Lovell telescope was transformed into a multimedia art installation

Duration:00:30:49

How science gets women wrong - Physics World Stories Podcast

9/21/2017
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Exploring the gender issues raised in Angela Saini’s book Inferior

Duration:00:44:37

Science-themed comedy: are you having a laugh? - Physics World Stories Podcast

8/30/2017
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Performers describe the opportunities and challenges of making science funny

Duration:00:35:26

Music and science: a harmonious or discordant duo? - Physics World Stories Podcast

7/17/2017
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The fascinating things, and the limits, of what science can tell us about music

Duration:00:28:01

How politicians misuse and mangle science - Physics World Stories Podcast

6/15/2017
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Exploring the issues behind Dave Levitan’s timely new book Not a Scientist

Duration:00:31:12

Bees and their magnetic superpower - Physics World Stories Podcast

5/11/2017
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How bees use internal compasses to find their way

Duration:00:27:10