Interviews about Physics

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

26 February 2018

Tree crickets amplify the sounds of their mating calls by cutting a hole into the centre of a leaf and using it as an...

23 January 2018

How will this giant sunshield unfold in space?

23 January 2018

What are the challenges ahead of launch for JWST? Are astronomers ready?

23 January 2018

Imagine folding up a a giant telescope, like origami, squashing it into a rocket and blasting it one million miles into...

22 December 2017

WARNING: Jelly babies and gingerbread men were harmed in the making of this programme.

22 December 2017

Do you sing like an angel or screech like a cat?

21 December 2017

Our guests get into a bit of a tangle...

21 December 2017

What's the best way to get a fart out of a car?

18 December 2017

Aritsts have given voices to the junk floating around in space...

12 December 2017

Is there an equivalent to The Force based in reality?

12 December 2017

How does travelling at lightspeed affect time?

12 December 2017

What's the next step forward in space travel?

20 November 2017

Could exploiting different properties of light help to detect cancer earlier?

31 October 2017

What equipment do ghost hunters use to detect the paranormal, and what are they measuring?

31 October 2017

Could increasing the production of sugarcane ethanol help to cut global carbon emissions?

24 October 2017

Scientists have made a fifth gravitational wave detection, but this one is different...

10 October 2017

What does DNA look like? Find out for yourself...

10 October 2017

What won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics?

26 September 2017

Vanderbilt University’s Ken Catania got his hands on an electric eel, literally, to work out how electric eels deal...

26 September 2017

Izzie Clarke's been boiling down the science of mircowaves

24 August 2017

How can spotting X rays from exploding stars help identify skin cancers?

24 August 2017

How an ancient Babylonian tablet has finally given up its 3,700-year-old mysteries.

15 August 2017

A team at the University of Iowa are listening to the sounds of space ...

15 August 2017

Radio telescopes dotted across the globe have joined up to create the Event Horizon Telescope, which is the size of the...