Physics World Science Podcast

Physics World Science Podcast

Searching for signs of past life on Mars with NASA’s Perseverance rover

February 2021 is an exciting month for Mars exploration, with three separate missions arriving at the red planet. In...

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Life at CERN during the pandemic

In this episode of the Physics World Stories podcast, scientists and engineers from the CERN describe how the...

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The best of physics in books, TV and film in 2020 - Physics World Stories Podcast

In this episode, Andrew Glester is joined by Physics World journalists to discuss some of 2020’s best physics...

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Physics and LEGO: an enduring love affair - Physics World Stories Podcast

An unlimited world of structures built from precision-engineered unit parts – it is easy to see why LEGO...

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How capable are today’s quantum computers? - Physics World Stories Podcast

With quantum computing the focus is often on the long term potential for these devices to leave classical...

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How capable are today’s quantum computers? - Physics World Stories Podcast

Media coverage of quantum computing often focusses on the long term potential for these devices to leave classical...

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Could there really be life in the clouds of Venus? - Physics World Stories Podcast

The news last week that scientists had spotted a potential signature of life in the clouds of Venus was always likely...

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Could there really be life in the clouds of Venus? - Physics World Stories Podcast

The news last week that scientists had spotted a potential signature of life in the clouds of Venus was always likely...

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Autonomous cars: potential lifesavers but with new risks - Physics World Stories Podcast

Studies suggest that human error is responsible for over 90% of the 1.25 million people who die each year globally...

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Autonomous cars: potential lifesavers but with new risks - Physics World Stories Podcast

Studies suggest that human error is responsible for over 90% of the 1.25 million people who die each year globally...

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Planet Nine: is it a planet, a primordial black hole, or something else entirely? - Physics World Stories Podcast

Planet Nine is a hypothetical world in the far reaches of our Solar System. Proposed in 2016 by Caltech astronomers...

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Planet Nine: is it a planet, a primordial black hole, or something else entirely? - Physics World Stories Podcast

Planet Nine is a hypothetical world in the far reaches of our solar system. Proposed in 2016 by Caltech astronomers...

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Working in medical physics: not your average career - Physics World Stories Podcast

For certain fields of physics, it can be tough to explain how the research has a direct benefit to society. That is...

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Working in medical physics: not your average career - Physics World Stories Podcast

For certain fields of physics, it can be tough to explain how the research has a direct benefit to society. That is...

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The mystery of missing marine plastic - Physics World Stories Podcast

In the May 2020 issue of Physics World, science journalist Marric Stevens wrote about the problem of the missing...

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The mystery of missing marine plastic - Physics World Stories Podcast

In the May 2020 issue of Physics World, science journalist Marric Stevens wrote about the problem of the missing...

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Doing physics in the time of COVID-19 - Physics World Stories Podcast

Across the world, personal and professional lives have been profoundly affected during the past few months – and...

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Doing physics in the time of COVID-19 - Physics World Stories Podcast

Across the world, personal and professional lives have been profoundly affected during the past few months –...

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Tips for a rewarding career in physics - Physics World Stories Podcast

Most of the time science appears in the media – including in this podcast – the focus is on the scientific results....

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Tips for a rewarding career in physics - Physics World Stories Podcast

Most of the time science appears in the media – including in this podcast – the focus is on the...

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