Levelised Cost of Energy figures are widely used but are a poor measure of actual energy costs. Can we do better?
The UK may be doing reasonably well on green power, but it is not making much progress on green heat. What about solar heating?
Robert P Crease talks to David Wenner about how he started to collect physics books
Obtaining 100% of all electricity from renewables by 2050 no longer looks impossible. But what about heating and transport?
With their topical jokes, flaming antics and solid science, Just for Graphs is sure to delight nerds, non-nerds and everyone in-between, says Tushna Commissariat
Getting 100% of electricity, much less all energy, from renewables is too much to expect, says the Policy Exchange. But several studies disagree
In this new series of columns, James McKenzie explores the value and relevance of physicists to industry
Treknology and The Physics of Star Wars offer a fascinating and entertaining ride through the science and fiction of these two complimentary franchises, writes Andrew Glester
Nuclear power is in disarray in most places globally, with old plants closing and new projects stalling as cheaper alternatives win out. Maybe time for a rethink, asks Dave Elliott
Operating on the energy supply side has limits – trying to balance the variable inputs from renewables is hard. So why not operate on the demand side?