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June 30, 2020
Exploring the variety of careers at the Christie Hospital
May 27, 2020
Oceanographers are not sure where all the plastics are ending up in the world’s oceans
April 28, 2020
How the pandemic is affecting the present and how it might permanently change the way physics is done
March 31, 2020
Taking a closer look at the reality of life as a researcher
March 6, 2020
Find out why Bristol’s Old Vic and Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall sound so great
December 18, 2019
Physics World’s book of the year revealed and the runners up discussed – listen to the December episode of the Physics World Stories podcast
November 28, 2019
Looking behind the scenes of Interstellar, Contact and The Martian
October 28, 2019
The opportunities of doing physics experiments on the ISS and other microgravity facilities
September 30, 2019
Exploring the technology and economics of electric cars
August 16, 2019
How can scientists reduce the climate impact of their labs without compromising on the quality of their research? Andrew Glester investigates
July 24, 2019
The Physics World Stories podcast explore what’s next for manned and robotic space travel
June 26, 2019
The Physics World Stories podcast investigates some of the lesser known stories from the Apollo era
May 22, 2019
Physics World Stories explores this feat of science and engineering and the EHT’s prospects for further breakthroughs
April 23, 2019
Emerging technologies shaping our connected world
March 12, 2019
Fifth episode in mini-series revisits the birth of the Web and the challenges it now faces
February 27, 2019
Fourth episode in mini-series tracks the hype, frustration and renewed hope for this field
January 22, 2019
Third episode in mini-series explores the prospects for fusion as a viable energy source
December 17, 2018
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
November 28, 2018
Second episode in mini-series explores the future of astronomy
October 23, 2018
First episode in mini-series explores the future of particle physics
September 18, 2018
Talks, plays, poetry and many more innovative approaches
August 17, 2018
How we might wean ourselves off high-carbon transport
July 24, 2018
Exploring the emerging technologies based on quantum physics
June 18, 2018
Asteroid mining, Brexit impacts and the UK’s first spaceport
May 21, 2018
Nobel laureate Mario Molina and Lorraine Whitmarsh discuss climate politics
April 18, 2018
From tackling oil spills with lotus leaves to mangrove-inspired coastal defences
March 21, 2018
Polymath Nathan Myhrvold on why he disagreed with his friend Stephen Hawking
March 15, 2018
Recent private space launches have provoked public awe but also a few dissenting voices
January 23, 2018
Physics World journalists discuss what excites them about the year ahead
December 13, 2017
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
November 9, 2017
Recent discoveries usher in a new era of multimessenger astronomy
October 10, 2017
How the historic Lovell telescope was transformed into a multimedia art installation
September 21, 2017
Exploring the gender issues raised in Angela Saini’s book Inferior
August 30, 2017
Performers describe the opportunities and challenges of making science funny
July 17, 2017
The fascinating things, and the limits, of what science can tell us about music
June 15, 2017
Exploring the issues behind Dave Levitan’s timely new book Not a Scientist
May 11, 2017
How bees use internal compasses to find their way
April 6, 2017
What we know so far about the recently discovered Earth-like planets
March 7, 2017
VR app lets you explore the inner workings of the MicroBooNE neutrino detector
February 9, 2017
Potential power supply for deep-space missions
December 14, 2016
Physics World book experts Tushna Commissariat and Margaret Harris discuss a few of the best popular-physics books of 2016 and announce the winner of the magazine’s annual book award
November 24, 2016
Hear what it's like to do particle physics without sight
October 25, 2016
Hamish Johnston visits Beijing on a hunt for the elusive Weyl fermions
September 23, 2016
Ten years after his infamous anti-string-theory book, Peter Woit thinks the subject is more tangled than ever
August 23, 2016
A journey into the remarkable mind of the 13th-century monk, scholar and proto-cosmologist Robert Grosseteste
July 22, 2016
Recordings of songs and speech restored using technology from particle physics
June 28, 2016
g-ASTRONOMY merges cosmology with fine dining
May 25, 2016
First detected 60 years ago, neutrinos provide a window to physics beyond the Standard Model
April 20, 2016
Feedback and reaction to the March 2016 issue of the magazine on diversity in physics
March 30, 2016
Make the most of your next conference with these tips from networking experts
February 23, 2016
The life and legacy of Mary Somerville, who will appear on the new RBS £10
January 27, 2016
The working lives of scientists and musicians are more similar than you might think
December 15, 2015
Physics World editor Matin Durrani and reviews editor Margaret Harris discuss some of the year's best popular-physics books and select a winner from a strong shortlist
November 17, 2015
Lewis Dartnell discusses the search for life on Mars and what forms it might take
October 21, 2015
Michael Banks visits the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to find out how the lab is looking to attract more users from industry
September 22, 2015
César Hidalgo explains why information can help us to understand economics
August 25, 2015
Using muons to hunt for hidden burial chambers inside Mexico's Pyramid of the Sun
July 22, 2015
Sara Seager is keen to use the next generation of telescopes to look for evidence of extraterrestrial life
June 24, 2015
Science journalist Amanda Gefter talks about her quest to understand what modern physics has to say about the ultimate nature of reality
May 19, 2015
Mark Jackson explains why small private donations should pay for research projects
April 21, 2015
A look inside CERN's Antimatter Factory and a day in the life of an antimatter tamer
March 24, 2015
Why does an orange smell like an orange? The answer may have a quantum connection
February 24, 2015
Josh Silver on how his adjustable glasses can bring clear vision to billions in the developing world
January 20, 2015
Chris Lintott discusses the evolving nature of citizen science
December 16, 2014
Which book received the highest honours in our list of the year's best popular-physics titles?
November 19, 2014
Join a motley crew of physicists and science journalists at a quantum boot camp
October 22, 2014
S James Gates Jr talks about the physics discoveries he would like to see happen in his lifetime
September 24, 2014
Join acoustical physicist Trevor Cox on his "scientific odyssey of sound"
August 26, 2014
From levitating tiny balls to safeguarding bridges, ultrasound has more applications than you might think
July 25, 2014
Cosmologist Sean Carroll discusses his other life as a science adviser to Hollywood
June 23, 2014
Astronomer Ray Jayawardhana explains what these "pathologically shy" particles could tell us about the universe
May 23, 2014
How Jodrell Bank Observatory became entangled in the Space Race
April 28, 2014
Two keepers of atomic time at the National Physical Laboratory look to the future
March 24, 2014
Exploring the hidden histories of the American and Soviet "atomic cities" with Kate Brown, author of Plutopia
December 17, 2013
Find out which book tops our list of the year's best popular-physics titles
September 23, 2013
Author and researcher Lee Smolin discusses the reality of time and its impact on the supposedly timeless laws of physics
July 22, 2013
Physicist-turned-adaptive-devices-researcher Joshua Miele talks about the barriers that blind science students face in their studies
June 24, 2013
Learn more about this pivotal figure in the history of modern physics from his biographer Ray Monk
March 21, 2013
Leading experts explain how quantum mechanics could be harnessed to revolutionize computing
December 18, 2012
Find out which book tops our list of the year's best popular-physics titles
December 5, 2012
A short audio documentary about the students in India who have rejected the allure of engineering to follow their hearts into fundamental science
October 15, 2012
In this podcast, Physics World's books team explores the boundary between true science and crazy science
August 30, 2012
Physics World's books-podcast team reviews four recent fiction books that put physics and physicists at the centre of the action
July 25, 2012
A podcast about science careers, the end of the Tevatron, and why particle physicists are like surfer dudes
April 11, 2012
Physics World's podcast team discusses the enduring appeal of quantum mechanics
December 14, 2011
Listen now to the latest in a new series of Physics World podcasts
October 14, 2011
Listen now to the first in a new series of Physics World podcasts
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