Interviews about Physics

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

25 January 2016

Do black holes obliterate what falls into them, or do they leave a faint ghost of the structure of what they have...

25 January 2016

How the world's telescopes are joining forces to try and see the unseeable: the shadow cat by the event horizon...

25 January 2016

Black holes light up the Universe by creating quasars, which can in turn affect how galaxies evolve.

25 January 2016

Event horizons, singularities and time dilation: we get to the bottom of the weird physics of black holes.

25 January 2016

Time seems to have a forward direction - eggs don't unscramble for example but in physics, that's not the...

25 January 2016

Time seems to have a clear and irreversible direction; physics doesn't recognise this though. This problem has...

25 January 2016

The idea of time being infinite is not a new concept but could solve many of our problems in physics when considering...

25 January 2016

We can debate the matter endless within the realms of philosophy but what do current cosmological observations support?

19 January 2016

What caused the biggest explosion astronomers have ever seen? The evidence points to the cataclysmic death of a star.

11 January 2016

Will flexible screens let us have Harry Potter style newspapers?

11 January 2016

Row seven of the periodic table has been completed with the discovery of four super-heavy metals...

22 December 2015

This year we tackled some pretty big questions, like when Graihagh Jackson asked, when did time begin?

22 December 2015

Believe it or not, a chocolate fountain can help answer important maths conundrums...

22 December 2015

How do astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) enjoy Christmas dinner?

21 December 2015

If physics were music what would it sound like?

15 December 2015

Ceres strange white spots have been demystified this week and it might hold clues as to the asteroid's origins...

08 December 2015

Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativity but they have never been detected...

08 December 2015

Choose your mood and style, set your tempo, 20 seconds later this machine will give you a song, completely unique,...

30 November 2015

What is general relativity, and how did Einstein end up as the first scientist celebrity?

20 November 2015

The process of planet formation by gradual dust accumulation is well-known, but it's never been witnessed until...

20 November 2015

Kat Arney tackles a long held myth that glass is a liquid...

17 November 2015

In the summer we cought up with the cambridge eco car racing team, this week we got back in touch to see how they did...

09 November 2015

Tomorrow's Engineers Week aims to inspire the next generation of engineers.

02 November 2015

Pit an electric Tesla against a petrol car in a time trial and who will win? The bets are on...