Answers to Physics Questions

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

11 October 2015

Marco asked "what wind speed will make my truck blow over?" Rosalind Davies quizzed Zephyr Penoyre from...

06 October 2015

What's the buzz emanating from a pylon on a damp day?

18 August 2015

Where are we within the universe? Joanna Kerr asks astrophysicist Dr Sean McGee from the University of Birmingham.

04 August 2015

Are wormholes science fact or fiction? James Farr investigates...

03 February 2015

We find out why petrol creates a rainbow effect when in contact with water, and how the behaviour of light can create...

04 August 2014

The burning issue of spontaneous human combustion, a scientific possibility?