Physics World Weekly Podcast

Physics World Weekly Podcast

Latest Episodes

Teaching nuclear physics using data rather than models, recovering helium from party balloons
June 06, 2024

A cryogenics technician and nuclear physicist are our podcast guests

Baltimore bridge collapse: engineers explain how failures can be avoided
May 30, 2024

Our podcast guests specialize in bridges and coastal infrastructure

A passion for building instrumentation, and a hint of dark matter in dwarf galaxies
May 23, 2024

Instrumentation scientist Lily Ellis-Gibbings and astrophysicist Alex McDaniel are our guests

Celebrating attosecond science, physics tournament focuses on fun
May 16, 2024

We chat about ultrashort pulses and ultrasharp students in this podcast

Artificial intelligence: developing useful tools that scientists can trust
May 09, 2024

Computer scientist Rick Stevens is our podcast guest

Social media: making it work for physics-related businesses
May 02, 2024

Our podcasts guests are Alex Peroff and Neil Spinner of Pine Research

Environmental sustainability: exploring the challenges for the medical physics community
April 25, 2024

Kari Tanderup and Rob Chuter explain how the profession is reducing its carbon footprint

Purpose-Led Publishing: Antonia Seymour outlines the role of not-for-profit publishers
April 18, 2024

We also explore what makes a good science podcast with a student of science communication

Statistical physics provides powerful insights into the living world
April 11, 2024

The theoretical physicist Tannie Liverpool talks about the mathematics of wound healing, and much more