Interviews about Physics

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

25 March 2011

How do you communicate the concept of the Cosmic Microwave Background to families and children. Andrew Pontzen...

20 March 2011

Any hypothesis on multiverses will remain just that, a hypothesis, until experimental physicists can find observations...

20 March 2011

Meera and Dave have been out to the Diamond synchrotron, an electron accelerator, based in Didcot, Oxfordshire where...

20 March 2011

Brian Greene, author of "The Hidden Reality" explains the possibility and probability of there being more...

06 February 2011

As the internet and our reliance on computers grows, so does the amount of energy that this industry consumes, which...

31 January 2011

Sarah Boundy brings us the latest news from the synchrotron...

31 January 2011

Physical sciences director Trevor Rayment looks back at Diamond's highlights and developments in 2010...

30 January 2011

Whilst driving on motorways or busy roads at night, many of us will have noticed the small beacons of light in the...

25 January 2011

Gamma ray flashes seemingly coming from thunderstorms have been a mystery since first being identified in 1994. Now,...

25 January 2011

All you need to know about relativity...

23 January 2011

In November 2010, researchers at CERN announced that they had managed to make and trap the antimatter equivalent of...

23 January 2011

Antimatter is usually thought of as being rather mysterious. But in fact, it is much more abundant than you might...

23 January 2011

Meera and Dave explore how PET and MRI scanners can combine to give a better look at what's going on inside us....

07 December 2010

Across the developed world we tend to take it for granted that we can simply plug in a kettle or a computer and there’s...

07 December 2010

One of the outstanding problems in energy provision is how to store it in such a way that it can be accessed rapidly...

07 December 2010

Small-scale turbines that can harness energy locally from winds, tides or rivers can be a valuable asset in bringing...

25 November 2010

The Herschel-ATLAS survey has identified a number of galaxies acting as lenses, magnifing distant galaxies and allowing...

21 November 2010

Meera and Dave explore the structures that can shape-shift from one shape to another - also known as bistable...

07 November 2010

This week, we look into the science and engineering of ultrasound, and find out how it can be used to look for tumours...

07 November 2010

Now, here’s an easy science question: What temperature does water freeze at? Zero degrees, right? Actually, that’s...

24 October 2010

Astronomers have confirmed the sighting of the most distant galaxy ever recorded. It's light was emitted when the...

17 October 2010

When most people hear the word ‘turbulence’ they immediately think of being thrown around inside an airplane and...

26 September 2010

A satellite designed to measure the Earth’s gravitational field with unprecedented accuracy may sound like something...

19 September 2010

And now it's time for some Pi - not the food but the number. Julia Graham met Professor Robin Wilson to find out a...