Physics

Physics, cosmology, astrophysics, electricity, energy, forces, gravity, light and maths...

09 October 2018

It was over to planetary geologist David Rothery

09 October 2018

And how to plasma balls work?

09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this to physicist Jess Wade

02 October 2018

Why does wearing wellies result in feeling pressure in a puddle, when going barefoot doesn't?

11 September 2018

The whole panel joined in to tackle this listener question...

11 September 2018

And how do they form?

11 September 2018

Why is there so much distance between them?

26 June 2018

Is it possible to weigh things in space?

12 June 2018

Dark matter exists all throughout the universe...right?

12 June 2018

The quantum world is strange, so what are entangled particles?

12 June 2018

Does light have a mass?

12 June 2018

They're the stuff of sci-fi, but how do lasers actually work?

12 June 2018

Things get very strange indeed inside a black hole, but what would Earth look like?

15 May 2018

Sunsets on the red planet aren't what you'd expect...

27 March 2018

It's like the reverse of asking a parent to select their favourite child...

27 March 2018

Is there a better number to count in?

27 March 2018

Is that even possible?!

27 March 2018

And if so, how much light do we need?

27 March 2018

Mathematician Bobby Seagull stuns us with stats.

27 March 2018

It's not *that* bad, Cambridge University's Bobby Seagull explained why.

27 March 2018

Genetists, Giles Yeo, crunched the numbers...