Interviews about Physics

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

19 February 2012

Light Blue Optics is a Cambridge based company developing lasers to project images and to turn any surface into a touch...

19 February 2012

Portable, tuneable lasers would be a breakthrough for medical diagnostics on the road. Cambridge researchers have...

19 February 2012

We investigate how XUV light in bursts as short as 30 femtoseconds can be used to probe the fundamental properties of...

12 February 2012

Incredible as it sounds, over 70% of the energy released when you burn the fuel in your car gets wasted as heat....

12 February 2012

Powering space craft is a challenge. Traditional chemical batteries go flat and for deeper space explorations where...

25 January 2012

Gravitational lensing is allowing us to detect things we otherwise wouldn't be able to see. Oxford University’s...

23 January 2012

How do you run a synchrotron?

23 January 2012

The latest discoveries at Diamond...

23 January 2012

How to stay safe in a synchrotron...

23 January 2012

Who are the engineers and technicians who keep Diamond operating?

15 January 2012

How implanting a new chip which contains light sensors and an amplifier could be a treatment for impaired vision for...

18 December 2011

The team discuss what they would most like to get under their tree this Christmas...

18 December 2011

We explore how African lungfish are providing insight into the evolution of walking, the design of the world's...

13 December 2011

If we collect enough data about our behaviour, can we start to make models that can begin to reveal the hidden rules of...

05 December 2011

Designer molecules, pitting corrosion and solar cells...

29 November 2011

One technique which will probably be familiar with from medicine is sonography or imaging with sound. To find out how...

27 November 2011

Now most people will have seen a thermal camera - a special type of camera that can detect the far infrared radiation...

04 November 2011

If you've seen a recent 3D film, you'll know that studying polarised light can be really helpful. The Cosmic...

21 October 2011

The opening of the World's first spaceport, improving IVF success with genetic screening, New hope for a Malaria...

09 October 2011

In the UK, we throw away over 7 million tonnes of food every year, the majority of which goes to landfill. But thanks...

09 October 2011

Could we soon be driving to work powered by algae? Emma Stoye discusses, with three Cambridge scientists, the potential...

30 September 2011

In this week's news roundup we discuss Chinese Space Stations, the Dead Sea Scrolls going online, using CO2 to...