Best Physics podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. Find out more about the stories in this podcast by visiting the Physics World website. If you enjoy what ...
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.
 
Based in Miami, FL, The Physics Study Group focuses on topical issues, community and being a young black american today.
 
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Radio Physics
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Radio Physics is for everyone! You don't have to be a scientist or even an aficionado to be fascinated by the questions and answers that you'll hear between 4:30 and 5:00 on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Radio Physics is a collaboration with top high school physics students from Aspen to Rifle, the Aspen Center for Physics, and KDNK Community Radio in Carbondale. Students interview one of the more than 1,000 physicists who visit the Aspen Center for Physics every year.
 
Welcome to being in love with the universe . Let's make science tasty again. Let's add fun, curiosity, rationality, rigour, and blend it into one great milkshake.
 
Perimeter Public Lectures
 
Podcast by Joao Figueiredo
 
Hard hitting No BS discussions about the State of Strength & Performance In the world of Baseball
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
The weekly podcast where geeks & jocks collide. Hosts Gary O’Reilly & Chuck Nice welcome athletes, experts & resident astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Remember: Playing with fire gets you burned, “Playing with Science” gets you learned.
 
Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark Matter, Plasma, Particle Accelerators and The Large Hadron Collider.
 
Enjoy the sounds of physics with our podcasts. Always fun and always engaging - just like physics.
 
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Two Month Review
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Each “season” of Two Month Review highlights a different new and amazing work of world literature, reading it slowly over the course of eight to nine episodes. Featuring a rotating set of literary guests—from authors to booksellers, critics, and translators—the individual episodes recap a short section of the book and use that as a springboard for a fun (and often irreverent) discussion about literature in a general sense, pop culture, reading approaches, and much more. Talking about great b ...
 
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StarTalk Radio
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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.
 
Fundamentals of Physics, II - Audio
 
I graduated from Fordham College in 1964 with a B.S. in physics and from New York University in 1971 with a Ph. D. in physics. I became a science teacher for the New York City Department of Education in 1984, after working in sales and marketing for manufacturers of radiation therapy equipment. Since 1998, I have been working as a copyeditor and writer of science textbooks and ancillaries. I am a member of the Christian Speaker Network and am on the speaker list of The Shroud of Turin Website.
 
The show that tries to explain physics, one chat-up line at a time.
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.
 
Conversations at MIT and beyond about the nature of intelligence with some of the most interesting people in the world thinking about AI from the perspective of deep learning, robotics, AGI, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, economics, physics, mathematics, and more.
 
Podcasts from the Department of Physics, University of Oxford
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
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Solid State Physics
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Physics 545 Solid State Physics at Purdue University.Textbook: Introduction to Solid State Physics by C. Kittel.Course webpage
 
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The Physics Of Sex
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Where Science and Intimacy Collide: From choosing the best bed for sex to selecting the perfect lubricant or sex toy for each occasion, physics is vital for optimizing your love life. Find out how the physics of sex can help make your sexual experiences better.
 
For nearly half a century Roy Masters has been helping people overcome their most difficult problems. As the nation’s first and longest running radio counselor, Roy Masters has advised callers with a unique ability to hear inner problems, heal fears and sexual stresses, and help people take charge of their own lives.Join Roy Masters weeknights for stunning social commentary andgifted insights into personal problems and life’s most daunting challenges.
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Science Goes to the Movies hosted by Faith Salie, looks at the science in contemporary motion pictures.Written and Produced by Lisa Beth Kovetz.
 
Hear the latest news about everything from quantum computers to astrophysics, all straight from scientists at the University of Maryland. Relatively Certain is produced by the Joint Quantum Institute and hosted by a rotating cast, featuring Chris Cesare, Emily Edwards and Sean Kelley. Episodes from Quantum Conversations, a prior series focused entirely on quantum physics, will remain available under the new name.
 
Have you been curious about quantum physics, visualization techniques, neuroplasticity and vision boards to live a life on purpose. Would you like to achieve goals, be more energised, happier, more successful, overcome set backs and gain self-mastery. Join me on this amazing self-help podcast where you will gain a deeper understanding of the science, with how to utilise your powerful mind. We will be sharing neuroscience and psychology tools and methods to help you create your dream life and ...
 
The Three Percent Podcast is a weekly(ish) conversation about new books, the publishing scene, international literature in translation, and many other random rants and raves. Chad W. Post of Open Letter Books and Tom Roberge of New Directions and Albertine Bookstore keep things irreverent, informed, and funny in a podcast that'll keep you up to date on the international literary and publishing worlds. Maybe. (Presented by Three Percent @ the University of Rochester.)
 
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Stargazing
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Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/
 
New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts
 
Hosted by Richard C. Hoagland, Exposing Suppressed Science, Cutting Edge of Science and Thought
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
 
A podcast from two physics PhDs, discussing science, fiction, music, movies, and more!
 
Science news and technology updates from Scientific American
 
Co-host for Quantum Leap Book Call. Let's talk about things that makes life wonderful and how everyone is connected as one.
 
A rotating cast of science students and philosophers discuss various deep topics.
 
The Three Percent Podcast is a weekly(ish) conversation about new books, the publishing scene, international literature in translation, and many other random rants and raves. Chad W. Post of Open Letter Books and Tom Roberge of New Directions and Albertine Bookstore keep things irreverent, informed, and funny in a podcast that'll keep you up to date on the international literary and publishing worlds. Maybe. (Presented by Three Percent @ the University of Rochester.)
 
This is a video podcast of solutions to example problems from Dr. Beyersdorf's Physics 50 class at San Jose State University. Several episodes will be published each week including solutions to the previous week's homework and examples that may be useful in understanding current homework or preparing for upcoming exams.
 
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Mysterious Matters
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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had a strange feeling that reality isn’t what it seems to be. You are right. There are invisible forces at play every day in our lives. These invisible forces control human behavior, manipulating what we see, feel, think and achieve. Through the art of cutting-edge interviews with experts from the field of science, medical advancements, conspiracies, and paranormal culture, Mysterious Matters will enhance your mental and spiritual capabilities of ...
 
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Science Talk
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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived ...
 
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Curiosity Daily
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Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you'll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer from Curiosity.com will help you understand the world better.
 
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Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the world of sports injuries and the future of recovery science alongside New York Mets and New York Rangers physician Dr. Joshua Dines and sports psychologist Dr. Jim Taylor. Don’t miss an episode of Playing with Science. Please subscribe to our channels on: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.co ...…
 
Ichthyosaurs had traits in common with turtles and modern marine mammals, like blubber and countershading camouflage. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Ichthyosaurs had traits in common with turtles and modern marine mammals, like blubber and countershading camouflage. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Ichthyosaurs had traits in common with turtles and modern marine mammals, like blubber and countershading camouflage. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Ichthyosaurs had traits in common with turtles and modern marine mammals, like blubber and countershading camouflage. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Learn why compliments are so embarrassing, and how you can take them better; how you can help astronomers design a new Arecibo Message to send to extraterrestrials; and how you can learn anything in four steps with the Feynman Technique. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you ge ...…
 
When trouble lurks, juvenile aphids drop off of the plants they're eating and hitch a ride on bigger aphid escapees. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When trouble lurks, juvenile aphids drop off of the plants they're eating and hitch a ride on bigger aphid escapees. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When trouble lurks, juvenile aphids drop off of the plants they're eating and hitch a ride on bigger aphid escapees. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
When trouble lurks, juvenile aphids drop off of the plants they're eating and hitch a ride on bigger aphid escapees. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Learn when you can catch the Geminid Meteor Shower this month, and why it’s unique; why jet lag is worse when you travel east; and research into how the Earth’s wandering poles may have caused our ice age. Please support our sponsors! Visit zola.com/curiosity to start your free wedding website, and also get $50 off your registry on Zola. In thi ...…
 
Imagine, for a moment, that there was a politician in the United States very unlike the others. One who was willing to promise all things to all people, who had no qualms about changing his position on a daily basis. One who viciously attacked the establishment, made personal attacks on his opponents and gave them derogatory nicknames and viola ...…
 
Learn how fast human lifespans are increasing; why we’ve never seen a black hole; and recent research into the “Jennifer Aniston neuron” that could help you kickstart your memory. Please support our sponsors! Visit movaglobes.com/curiosity and use coupon code CURIOSITY for 15% off your purchase. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer disc ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/2018-12-09_driscoll/ Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland Lawrence Driscoll and Georgia Lambert LIVE with Richard C. Hoagland Remember when the only way to cross the great Atlantic (or Pacific) oceans on this "water planet" was on ... "a great ...…
 
Stuart Russell is a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley and a co-author of the book that introduced me and millions of other people to AI, called Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect with ...…
 
Learn about one of the only silent places in the United States; why fish aren’t electrocuted during lightning storms; why an equator theme park was built in the wrong place; and why humans are symmetrical. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something ne ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/2018-12-08_tavares_freeland Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland Guests: Deborah Tavares & Elana Freeland Recent decades have seen a dramatic rise in the number of global "natural disasters, if not "inexplicable" catastrophic events (like 911 ...…
 
The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Australian inventor Henry Sutton rememberedThe palm oil dilemmaMental health services barely available in IndonesiaBiofabrication brings solutions for skulls, hearts, ears and more
 
Valery Godinez of the Mistras Group and a specialist in sound physics looks at “A Quiet Place,” and weighs in on super heroes with sound powers.
 
Discover what life is like aboard the International Space Station as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former astronaut Scott Kelly, comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, former astronaut Terry Virts, Jennifer Fogarty, chief scientist of the NASA Human Research Program, and Bill Nye the Science Guy. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to ...…
 
Discover what life is like aboard the International Space Station as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former astronaut Scott Kelly, comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, former astronaut Terry Virts, Jennifer Fogarty, chief scientist of the NASA Human Research Program, and Bill Nye the Science Guy. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to ...…
 
Learn how to use the science of vulnerability to gather up the courage to do something risky; how your body burns calories even after you’re done exercising; and a Swedish tradition that could make you more productive. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn ...…
 
The laws of thermodynamics govern the flow of energy - from your coffee cup to the sparse plasma floating between stars to the formation of black holes. And, in short, they are: You can't win. You can't break even. You can't get out of the game. These laws, which were first derived by dreaming of ideal heat engines, turned out to have profound ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the world of big-data analytics and its rising influence on the game of soccer on the world stage alongside Dan Altman from North Yard Analytics and Howard Hamilton from Soccermetrics. Image Credit: Soccermetrics, with data by DataFacto ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the world of big-data analytics and its rising influence on the game of soccer on the world stage alongside Dan Altman from North Yard Analytics and Howard Hamilton from Soccermetrics. Image Credit: Soccermetrics, with data by DataFacto ...…
 
This week David Smith—former Open Letter intern and current grad student at the University of Iowa—joins Chad and Brian to debate poetry vs. prose, separating the p.o.v. of Pessoa's heteronyms from his own personal viewpoint, Soares's morality and metaphysics, how to judge the quality of a translation, and much more. As a bonus, Brian shares hi ...…
 
This week David Smith—former Open Letter intern and current grad student at the University of Iowa—joins Chad and Brian to debate poetry vs. prose, separating the p.o.v. of Pessoa's heteronyms from his own personal viewpoint, Soares's morality and metaphysics, how to judge the quality of a translation, and much more. As a bonus, Brian shares hi ...…
 
This week David Smith—former Open Letter intern and current grad student at the University of Iowa—joins Chad and Brian to debate poetry vs. prose, separating the p.o.v. of Pessoa's heteronyms from his own personal viewpoint, Soares's morality and metaphysics, how to judge the quality of a translation, and much more. As a bonus, Brian shares hi ...…
 
Learn why scientists are worried about roommate drama in space and why your most important sense depends on the language you speak. Plus, Adler Planetarium’s Aubrey Henretty and Chris Bresky discuss The Aquarius Project, a teen-driven underwater ROV meteorite hunt led by experts from the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, ...…
 
By analyzing the network connections between 47,000 films on IMDb, researchers found the most influential films ever made. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
 
Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the world of big-data analytics and its rising influence on the game of soccer on the world stage alongside Dan Altman from North Yard Analytics and Howard Hamilton from Soccermetrics. Don’t miss an episode of Playing with Science. Please subscribe to our channels on: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple ...…
 
This week, Kevin Williams of Talonbooks out of Vancouver, British Columbia joins Tom and Chad to talk about the state of publishing in Canada. He recaps his career in the book business—as a bookseller, distributor, agent, and publisher—and provides a lot of insight into the Canadian funding structures, the not-so-great state of the bookstore sc ...…
 
This week, Kevin Williams of Talonbooks out of Vancouver, British Columbia joins Tom and Chad to talk about the state of publishing in Canada. He recaps his career in the book business—as a bookseller, distributor, agent, and publisher—and provides a lot of insight into the Canadian funding structures, the not-so-great state of the bookstore sc ...…
 
Learn about Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle; the weird history of Loveland Castle, a Medieval structure in Ohio; and why you’re not born with emotions — you learn (and can unlearn) them. Please support our sponsors: buy the super-fun party game ANOMIA on Amazon — https://amzn.to/2Dl5EIg In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss th ...…
 
Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, and its executive chairman from 2011 to 2017, guiding the company through a period of incredible growth and a series of world-changing innovations. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect w ...…
 
Learn why the Michelson-Morley Experiment is the most famous failed experiment in history; how to tell if you’re a covert narcissist; and the Monty Hall Problem, which is a probability puzzle that might break your brain. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and lea ...…
 
Learn about why asteroids can have rings; spiders that actually nurse their young; and Tāne Mahuta, a massive tree that’s been known to bring visitors to tears. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: Asteroids Can Have R ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/20181202_em/ Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland Enterprise Mission Imaging Team LIVE with Richard C. Hoagland Tonight, we will explore NASA's latest unmanned mission to Mars -- ironically, named "InSight" -- as well as NASA's planned landing ...…
 
Learn about whether you can actually feel a storm coming in your bones; an 18th-century woman who convinced doctors she was giving birth to rabbits; the 2 main reasons why everything takes longer than you think it will; and why barber shop poles are red, white and blue. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/2018-12-01_911/ Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland "What REALLY happened on 9/11?" For over 17 years, the victims' families, the citizens of the United States -- and the people of the world -- have been asking that overwhelmingly important q ...…
 
Bill Shorten promises funding boost for scienceUN Climate Report warns current emissions reduction won’t keep warming under 2 degreesNew frog’s leg encouraging step towards human regenerative successAnimal poaching for traditional Chinese medicine threatens key speciesTim Flannery traces the natural history of Europe from the time of the dinosaurs…
 
Re-visit our Let’s Make America Smart Again series as Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Ellen Stofan look at the past, present, and future of NASA. Now extended with Neil and Chuck chatting with former HI-SEAS IV crew member Dr. Sheyna Gifford on interstellar space travel. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or list ...…
 
Re-visit our Let’s Make America Smart Again series as Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Ellen Stofan look at the past, present, and future of NASA. Now extended with Neil and Chuck chatting with former HI-SEAS IV crew member Dr. Sheyna Gifford on interstellar space travel. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or list ...…
 
Learn how keeping secrets can literally weigh you down; how we knew the Earth rotates before we had space travel thanks to the Foucault pendulum; and how your emotions can alter your perception of time. Please support our sponsors! Visit movaglobes.com/curiosity and use coupon code CURIOSITY for 15% off your purchase. In this podcast, Cody Goug ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Do you have what it takes to run 50,100, or 200 miles? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore ultra-running and ultramarathons with runner Ann Trason and Shawn Bearden, a.k.a. Dr. Ultra. Photo Credit: John Doe [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)] ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Do you have what it takes to run 50,100, or 200 miles? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore ultra-running and ultramarathons with runner Ann Trason and Shawn Bearden, a.k.a. Dr. Ultra. Photo Credit: John Doe [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)] ...…
 
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