Physics World Weekly Podcast

Physics World Weekly Podcast


Latest Episodes

Solar cooking, an ultrasound success story, and why some business models just don’t work out - Physics World Weekly Podcast
January 16, 2020

In this week's podcast, we take a look at solar cookers, hear from an ultrasound start-up and chat about some bad business models

Event Horizon Telescope’s Shep Doeleman explains how to image a black hole - Physics World Weekly Podcast
December 19, 2019

In this week's podcast we marvel at our growing understanding of black holes

Five more of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast
December 12, 2019

Physics World editors chat about some of the most exciting physics that we have covered this year

Five of the best physics breakthroughs of 2019 - Physics World Weekly Podcast
December 05, 2019

Physics World editors chat about some of the most exciting physics that we have covered this year

Celebrating 10 years of the Physics World Book of the Year - Physics World Weekly Podcast
November 28, 2019

We review some of our favourite books of the last decade

Artificial intelligence in medical physics, quantum computing in silicon and a return to physics in film - Physics World Weekly Podcast
November 22, 2019

The podcast team explores a few of the ways that advances in computing (classical and quantum) are shaping the direction of physics research

Physics on the silver screen, fictional and real wormholes, a new parlour game - Physics World Weekly Podcast
November 14, 2019

Lively chat about the long and fruitful relationship between physicists and moviemakers

Fusion propulsion for interstellar travel, why ice is slippery, fireworks lit the fuse on science funding - Physics World Weekly Podcast
November 07, 2019

This week's podcast features a former television star who is a fusion entrepreneur

Kites that generate electricity, physics of spattered blood, origin of heavy elements - Physics World Weekly Podcast
October 31, 2019

We meet a physicist who wants to deliver green energy using kites, and more