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Videos

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Walter Lewin demonstrates moment of inertia

The legendary physics professor tests members of the Physics World film crew on their basic physics knowledge

Walter Lewin – a truly inspirational teacher

An interview with the MIT physics professor who views the lecture hall as a theatre for his inspiring performances

The electronics wonderkid from Ulan Bator

Video interview with Battushig Myanganbayar who achieved a perfect score in an online MIT course, aged just 15

Physics lab for the YouTube generation

A short film about how MIT is using new online tools to supplement traditional classroom education

How do figure skaters exploit Newtonian physics when they spin?

Walter Lewin explains the science behind spinning ice-skaters

Accelerating science and technology at the Cockcroft Institute

Looking forward to a UK-based free-electron laser

Scanning transmission electron microscopy explained

Join us on a tour of SuperSTEM at the Daresbury Laboratory

NA62 joins the search for new physics at CERN

New experiment looks to rare decay for physics beyond the Standard Model

What are the big unanswered questions in nuclear physics?

Peter Butler on why there is still so much to learn about matter in the universe

How do you make a pear-shaped nucleus?

Peter Butler on why quantum mechanics leads to the existence of novel nuclei

Webinars

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Taking nano to the next level

View on demand: a webinar sponsored by Oxford Instruments

Random walk to Stockholm: the discovery and significance of graphene

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Andre Geim

Electronic contacts with a single molecule

View on demand: a webinar sponsored by Oxford Instruments

Simulating ion beam, plasma and sputter coating devices using Opera

View on demand: a webinar sponsored by Cobham

Staying dry to stay alive: the ant raft and other water-repellent systems

View on demand: an online lecture presented by David Hu

Keeping ahead: a look at physics in Japan

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Adarsh Sandhu

Quantum man: Richard Feynman's life in science

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Lawrence M Krauss

On the shoulders of eastern giants: the forgotten contributions of medieval physicists

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Jim Al-Khalili

Bubble trouble: how physics can quantify stock-market crashes

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Tobias Preis

The edge of physics: dispatches from the frontiers of cosmology

View on demand: an online lecture presented by Anil Ananthaswamy

Podcasts

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Plutonium’s toxic legacy

Exploring the hidden histories of the American and Soviet "atomic cities" with Kate Brown, author of Plutopia

Book of the Year 2013

Find out which book tops our list of the year's best popular-physics titles

Lee Smolin on the nature of time

Author and researcher Lee Smolin discusses the reality of time and its impact on the supposedly timeless laws of physics

Learning to adapt: an interview with Joshua Miele

Physicist-turned-adaptive-devices-researcher Joshua Miele talks about the barriers that blind science students face in their studies

The enigmatic life of J Robert Oppenheimer

Learn more about this pivotal figure in the history of modern physics from his biographer Ray Monk

Quantum computing: Challenges, triumphs and applications

Leading experts explain how quantum mechanics could be harnessed to revolutionize computing

Book of the Year 2012

Find out which book tops our list of the year's best popular-physics titles

India's physics rebels

A short audio documentary about the students in India who have rejected the allure of engineering to follow their hearts into fundamental science

Mavericks, outsiders and cranks

In this podcast, Physics World's books team explores the boundary between true science and crazy science

Physics in fiction

Physics World's books-podcast team reviews four recent fiction books that put physics and physicists at the centre of the action