Interviews about Physics

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

27 April 2008

You may have heard of using diamonds to cut glass or harden drill bits, but lasers? Scalpels? Chris Wort joins us from...

20 April 2008

So how else can we generate electricity at home? Well Elaine Ball is from Baxi Group – and they’ve developed a...

20 April 2008

Solar panels seem to be turning up on rooftops all over the place, but are they really worth using? You may be...

13 April 2008

Solar flares can have devastating effects here on Earth, but how do we study them, and what do they do to us?

25 February 2008

The human voice is a versatile tool, and changes dramatically throughout life. David Howard studies the voice...

10 February 2008

Could we generate electricity from the energy we waste while walking? Professor Max Donelan has developed a way to...

27 January 2008

The new standard in black has been discovered! Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic have developed a material using...

20 January 2008

Each week we bring you one of Cambridge University's 'Rising Stars' - young researchers bringing you the...

13 January 2008

This month, we explore a surface that becomes non-stick at the flip of a switch, visit the Paris of 55 million years...

13 January 2008

Rising Star Ben Collie on his work in solitons, important in superconductors and the motors of the future...

16 December 2007

Now, we all know what snowflakes are, but have you ever gone out and looked at them properly? They’ve got extremely...

04 November 2007

It seems that it’s no longer impressive just to have been able to climb mount Everest; now the goal is to fly over it...

28 October 2007

Ben Valsler and Dave Ansell took some of their favourite Kitchen Science experiments to Manchester as part of the...

21 October 2007

The Diamond Synchrotron creates very high energy electromagnetic radiation (known as synchrotron light) that scientists...

21 October 2007

Chris spoke to Dr Ben Allanach about what we find when we break open an atom...

21 October 2007

We spoke to Cristina Lazzeroni, of Birmingham University, about her work using particle accelerators to track down...

30 September 2007

Non-stick pans are great, they make it so much easier to clean cooked on scrambled egg! But the Thin Films and...

30 September 2007

Non-stick pans are great, they make it so much easier to clean cooked on scrambled egg! But the Thin Films and...

30 September 2007

Now, if you listen carefully you will notice that we, in the Naked Scientists are surrounded by paper. We usually try...

16 September 2007

Meera went out to find the best bits of the festival, and wound up in crowd control!

22 July 2007

How deep can you go? Professional free divers can descend hundreds of feet underwater with no scuba gear, but what...

22 July 2007

Fighter pilots need to undergo extreme conditions and still be able to make life or death decisions. How do they train...

15 July 2007

This week, Chelsea finds evidence that Mexican food may not have changed much in hundreds of years, while Bob explores...

15 July 2007

Biodiesel is one option for powering cars of the future, but another fuel we could use is hydrogen. This has the...