Physics Puzzles Podcasts

A discussion of some of the recent papers in the Journal!

Hurrah! The animals could have floated two by two according to physicists

Sheilds Up! The Physics of Star Wars

As part of their 'Physics Special Projects' module, 3 fourth year students at the University of Leicester asked the question 'Could deflector shields seen in Star Wars really defend a space ship against laser attack?'.

They found that it is not only within the realms of reality but they could also be built with todays technology. However there is a big 'but'..... the students explain all in this video clip.

Podcast interviews from 2013

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