Answers to Physics Questions

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

07 July 2020

What magic do coffee granules possess that's absent in packet soup?

26 May 2020

Do electrons leave their atoms for form electric current?

17 March 2020

Will we have fusion power plants soon?

05 March 2020

And how dangerous are they?

05 March 2020

Particle physicist Chris Rogers took on this huge question...

25 February 2020

Will it sterilise the sponge?

24 January 2020

What happens if the Earth's magnetic field ever reverses its polarity? Geologist John Underhill explains...

07 January 2020

There's debate on our forum over how to muffle a chainsaw...

07 January 2020

Are there ways to improve them to generate more renewable energy?

07 January 2020

If light is sometimes a particle and sometimes a wave, would two rays bounce off each other or pass through?

07 January 2020

And which are the best sequences to pick?

17 December 2019

What's the best way to heat your home?

03 December 2019

Is the universe really expanding?

03 December 2019

What's going on at CERN?

03 December 2019

What on Earth is a neutrino?

05 November 2019

How much acceleration can the human body stand?

29 October 2019

If you wipe dew of a windshield at below-zero, why does it suddenly freeze solid?

15 October 2019

What will be the impact of SpaceX's Starlink project?

10 September 2019

If you could break open a quark, what would you find inside?

10 September 2019

The number, not the dessert...

20 August 2019

And why are humans excluded from the area?

13 August 2019

It's always harder after you've just shut it...

30 July 2019

Listener Manik wanted to know how you can tell whether a painting is of a sunset or a sunrise...

18 June 2019

If gold is so dense, and helium is so gaseous...