Interviews about Physics

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

18 June 2012

Is science education up to scratch? Universities have complained that the A-Level curriculum doesn't prepare...

29 May 2012

Aberystwyth University scientist Jamie Newbold discusses how changes to farming practices can alter the microbes inside...

25 May 2012

We explore a future of private space missions, how swimming the atlantic can provide insight into the state of our...

20 May 2012

We explore how sand can be used to predict the outcome of an avalanche...

04 May 2012

Solar cells waste much of the energy from the Sun because they cannot use it efficiently, but Per-Anders Hansen from...

02 April 2012

This week has seen NAM2012 - the Royal Astronomical Society's National Astronomy Meeting. Over 1000 delegates got...

30 March 2012

How drug-resistant bacteria could be combatted using chemical compounds, pesticides causing declines in bumblebee...

27 March 2012

Jonathon Morrison explains how current nuclear reactors are kept running despite problems such as material deposition...

27 March 2012

Eric Lowen explains how the efficiency of the new PRISM reactors and how these new designs overcome previous reactor...

27 March 2012

We have a challenge to supply our growing demand for electricity whilst reducing our carbon emissions. Is nuclear the...

11 March 2012

Scientists have taken the first steps towards interrogating anti-matter and find out more about this mysterious...

19 February 2012

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

19 February 2012

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

19 February 2012

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

12 February 2012

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

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....

25 January 2012

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