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Looking forward to a new decade of physics, listening to graphene-based headphones

09 Jan 2020 Hamish Johnston

The 2020s could be the decade in which we get the first evidence of life on another planet. Closer to home, physicists will hopefully be making important contributions to the development of low-carbon energy systems – and reducing the amount of energy used in their labs.

In this first podcast of the decade we discuss what new and wonderful things physics could bring us over the next ten years.

We also give our impressions of headphones that have speaker components made of graphene. So tune-in to find out if Physics World editors are tipping graphene as an audio technology of the future.

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