Interviews about Physics

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

04 September 2011

Dr. Matt Mountain explains the design of the James Webb Telescope and how infra-red will be used to study the very...

21 August 2011

Current estimates suggest that there are over half a million people airborne around the planet at any moment in time....

14 August 2011

How can we generate hydrogen quickly and efficiently? Nature has its own way to do this using enzymes called...

07 July 2011

We meet some Diamond engineers and technicians and discover their role at the Lightsource...

07 July 2011

Gerd discusses the aims of getting the public in to see Diamond at work...

19 June 2011

Underground coal gasification is a way to get useful fuel from otherwise inaccessible coal seams that are simply un-...

31 May 2011

What is round and measures 1 billionth of a millimetre across? Yes, you guessed it, it’s the electron. Theories have...

09 May 2011

If you live in an old or historical building then you’re also probably aware that there can be downsides too....

03 May 2011

Professor Sang Bok Lee explains how his new device, made up of nanopillars, could provide a radical new way to store...

01 May 2011

Electrodes detect facial muscle movements and translate them into speech...

01 May 2011

The world is united behind a project called ITER, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. Later this...

24 April 2011

A new form of solar cell that uses plastic instead of silicone may make solar panels a cheap and effective way of...

19 April 2011

In this week's Planet Earth, Sue Nelson has been along to find out about a European Space Agency mission called...

10 April 2011

To bring us up to date with events at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and explain how his own work fits in with this...

03 April 2011

Some clouds can be identified easily from the ground. But when weather forecasters and academic researchers need a bit...

25 March 2011

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

20 March 2011

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

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...

06 March 2011

Researchers at Rice university have developed a new way to etch structures into stacked piles of graphene, the...

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...