Interviews about Physics

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

19 September 2010

Researchers from Bristol University recently reported on a development in quantum computing that could bring this...

12 September 2010

Increasingly, governments and energy companies are looking at ways of harvesting wave and tidal energy. But what about...

05 September 2010

Embarrassingly for the average Aussie, as a nation, they're amongst the worst emitters of greenhouse gases on a...

05 September 2010

The Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope device ever constructed - a strong contender for the...

08 August 2010

Fergal Grace explains how a well timed and well controlled diet can provide the energy for endurance...

08 August 2010

With cyclists reaching speeds of up to 100 kilometres an hour on descents down mountains, and wanting to preserve their...

01 August 2010

The Glastonbury organisers pride themselves on doing as much possible to reduce their impact - not just on the farm...

01 August 2010

Stand-up comedian Josie Long, performing in the cabaret tent, feels that politics and environmental messages have a...

01 August 2010

Alex Gadsden tells us about his pedal-powered washing machine - how it works and what it can do.

01 August 2010

Turning a farm into a city and then back again, is no easy feat. For the festival to run smoothly there must be...

18 July 2010

About 12,000 tonnes of radioactive waste is produced around the world every year and at the moment they need to be...

18 July 2010

What limits the power of fusion reactors at the moment is how to make an exhaust system that can cope with the extreme...

18 July 2010

Why is nuclear waste such a problem? To find out more about how nuclear fission works, the waste it creates and the...

18 July 2010

On the 16th of July 1945, the project code name Trinity was put into action. Trinity was the first test of an atomic...

11 July 2010

A few weeks ago on the Naked Scientists, we heard how a highly focused laser beam can be used as if it were a pair of...

11 July 2010

We explore photodynamic therapy and photochemical internalisation - cancer treatments involving lasers...

04 July 2010

The key to understanding the behaviour of a volcano must lie, partly at least, in understanding the plumbing system...

04 July 2010

Researchers in America have used a very powerful x-ray laser to strip away the electrons from an atom of neon. But...

20 June 2010

Lithium ion batteries are an essential part of most of our everyday lives. For each different job, you're looking...

20 June 2010

With hydrogen tipped as the green fuel of the future, safer, more efficient methods of storage need to be found to make...

13 June 2010

One of the many new applications of lasers is in the building of tiny, tiny machines. When handling tiny objects, you...

13 June 2010

The field of metrology, or measurement, is something that requires a great deal of accuracy. Meera Senthilingam has...

13 June 2010

This week, we are celebrating 50 years of the laser and to fill us in on the background of the laser and some of the...

07 March 2010

Can nanotechnology make solar cells more efficient? We find out how tweaking a surface at the nano-scale could allow...