Answers to Physics Questions

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

20 February 2018

Should we be worried about an asteroid apocalypse?

20 February 2018

Gravity shields - sci fi or sci fact?

30 January 2018

You'll be hungry for an answer to this pasta problem...

12 December 2017

Anthony wants to know if launching a rocket from a tube would make it travel faster.

05 December 2017

Any why do we have two tides a day?

05 December 2017

How big can star systems get?

05 December 2017

It because of the Earth's spin? Or maybe the wind?

07 November 2017

Would a car protect you from a lightning strike, and what would happen if you were driving?

30 October 2017

In the 1940s, there was a chicken that survived 18 months without a head. How long could a human survive without a head?

12 September 2017

What's the difference between evaporation and boiling?

05 September 2017

Talking microchips and microprocessors....

05 September 2017

How do we find water sources hidden deep underground?

04 September 2017

Theoretically, it's millions of digits long...

04 September 2017

Could hyperloops make commuting a thing of the past?

04 September 2017

Bobby Seagull from University Challenge tests our sci-fi knowledge...

08 August 2017

Can exposure to light change our body clock?

08 August 2017

Can we even compare the two events?

08 August 2017

It's vitally important we know which one we are talking about...

08 August 2017

Meet the team of science experts answering your questions...

27 June 2017

Is it possible to create noise-cancelling headphones, but for an apartment?

13 June 2017

It's difficult to look into the sun or visit this giant ball of fire, so how do we know that it rotates on its own...