Physics By The River

di Junaid Afzal

I'm a maths/physics undergraduate student at Durham University who wants to go into physics research. I meet with academics to discuss their research and their path into academia, as well as generally discuss the physics student experience at Durham. 

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E05 - Quantum Optics with Prof. Charles Adams

    S01 E05 - Quantum Optics with Prof. Charles Adams

    Today I'm joined by Professor Charles Adams, who speaks to me about his research in quantum optics. We discuss Adams' path into academia, "the quantum question", and even the traumatic possibility of quantum printers.

    30:08
  • S01 E04 - Particle Physics through Astronomical Observations with Dr Francesca Chadha-Day

    S01 E04 - Particle Physics through Astronomical Observations with Dr Francesca Chadha-Day

    Today I'm joined by Dr Francesca Chadha-Day who talks to me about her research which looks to find new fundamental physics by observing the extreme conditions of space, as well as her work as a science comedian!You can learn more ...

    25:23
  • S01 E03 - Black Hole X-Ray Emission with Chris Done

    S01 E03 - Black Hole X-Ray Emission with Chris Done

    Today I am joined by Professor Chris Done, who talks to me about her research on x-ray emissions from black holes, as well as her career path, which involves a year in Japan and a rocket launch!

    35:06
  • S01 E02 - Refining Gravity with Alex Peach

    S01 E02 - Refining Gravity with Alex Peach

    Today I am joined by Dr Alex Peach, a lecturer at Durham University, who talks to me about his research in gravity, the holographic principle, how science/physics changes with time, and cats (surprisingly, not of the Schrödinger v...

    35:15
  • S01 E01 - Red Quasars and Science Outreach with Victoria Fawcett

    S01 E01 - Red Quasars and Science Outreach with Victoria Fawcett

    Today I'm joined by Victoria Fawcett, a PhD student who researches dust-reddened quasars. She describes her research involving observed differences in the radio spectrum between red and blue quasars, and how she ended up doing it....

    41:13