Interviews about Physics

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

21 February 2010

Professor Frank Fish explains how a sculpture of a humpback whale triggered a whole new design for wind turbines...

24 January 2010

Michael Spagat discusses how insurgent events can be modelled to deal with future attacks...

24 January 2010

Bill Proud explains how the shockwaves created by explosions affect other materials, including human tissue...

24 January 2010

Graham McShane explains what happens when you blow things up, both on land and under water...

20 December 2009

For the final show on 2009, and the decade, the team look back on some of the year's "Naked-Scientific"...

20 December 2009

For hundreds of years composers have been creating beautiful and complex pieces of music, written to be sung by many...

01 November 2009

Chris Smith finds out about the most distant object ever discovered and how this has improved our understanding of our...

19 October 2009

This week in Science History saw the birth of Tetsuya Fujita, also known as Ted and ‘Mr Tornado’. Fujita dedicated his...

11 October 2009

Richard Van Noorden reveals the winners of this years Nobel Science prizes as well as an insight into why their work...

27 September 2009

We find out what Researchers Revealed was all about and meet the host for the evening, John Tickle to find out what he...

06 September 2009

How many licks does it take to eat a lollipop? How many ants would you need to carry a person? Aaron Santos' new...

27 July 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1968, the death of Otto Hahn, the German chemist who co-discovered nuclear fission...

19 July 2009

It turns out that the jockey's amusing posture has some serious physics behind it. Andrew Spence tells us more...

25 May 2009

This Week in Science History saw in 1919, the solar eclipse that proved Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity...

03 May 2009

How can we solve the problem of steering articulated trailers independently? Andrew Odhams believes he has the answer.

22 March 2009

The European Space Agency has launched the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE for short...

16 March 2009

This week in 1853 saw the death of Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist and father of the Doppler effect - one of the...

15 March 2009

You've heard the saying "lies, damned lies and statistics", now Ben Goldacre joins us to talk about how...

22 February 2009

After Dave had built a rudimentary telescope from a pair of magnifying lenses, we asked Dr Carolin Crawford for her...

01 February 2009

How can nanotechnology tell us about antibiotic resistant bacteria? - With tiny diving boards, of course...

25 January 2009

A car which silently repairs scratched paintwork, chipped windscreens or engine faults sounds fantastic, and may not be...

19 October 2008

So what's the next step towards making fusion power a reality? Steve Cowley explains the plans for the...

19 October 2008

Electricity from fusion could be a great alternative to traditional coal-fired power stations, supplying cheaper,...

19 October 2008

How could lasers be used to achieve fusion? Kate Lancaster joins us to explain all...