Interviews about Physics

Interviews about cosmology, astrophysics, electricity, energy, forces, gravity, light and maths...

11 September 2013

Escapes of methane from fracking sites could trigger substantial global warming, as methane is a greenhouse gas.

11 September 2013

Is fracking an energy source the UK should explore? Or is it a risk too far?

11 September 2013

Fracking has been subject of intense global debate in recent months. But what does it involve?

22 August 2013

Neuroscientists are getting closer to understanding how people can distinguish where different sounds come from in...

21 August 2013

Renewable energy farms can only produce power when the sun shines or the wind blows, but new cheaper batteries allow...

08 August 2013

Astronomers are starting to glean some first clues as to what the atmospheres of planets circling around other stars...

08 August 2013

Flashes of gamma-ray radiation in the sky have puzzled astronomers for decades, but some may be caused by collisions...

08 August 2013

Flashes of gamma-ray radiation in the sky have puzzled astronomers for decades, but some may be caused by collisions...

08 August 2013

The Gaia spacecraft, scheduled for launch by the European Space Agency this autumn, will make the most detailed map of...

11 July 2013

Agamemnon Otero talks to us about Repowering London, a programme promoting the cooperative ownership of solar energy...

11 July 2013

Magneto-hydrodynamic Solar cells use powerful magnets to separate the charges in a solar-produced plasma, generating...

11 July 2013

The EU EnAlgae project is aiming to capture the solar energy-harvesting potential of algae for domestic and industrial...

11 July 2013

A Cambridge team test the limits of solar power as they prepare to race a car across the Australian outback fueled only...

04 July 2013

What can we learn from huge surveys of the sky?

04 July 2013

How do we know dark matter exists and how do we detect it?

01 July 2013

Can the need for dark matter in cosmology be escaped by modifying the laws of gravity?

01 July 2013

What do we know about dark matter and dark energy? Catherine Heymans gives me an update.

30 June 2013

What can we learn from huge surveys of the sky?

30 June 2013

The surfaces of asteroids may be so unstable, that any attempt to land on one might cause long-distance avalanches of...

30 June 2013

The Dark Energy Survey has found 200 candidate supernovae at great distances, providing a test for dark energy.

30 June 2013

The Dark Energy Survey has found 200 candidate supernovae at great distances, providing a test for dark energy.

30 June 2013

Can gravitational lenses make distant quasars appear significantly brighter and easier to detect?

30 June 2013

Can gravitational lenses make distant quasars appear significantly brighter and easier to detect?

30 May 2013

Naked Scientist Dominic Ford hopped on a train to find out how LED technology is being commercialised in the UK's...