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Physics of Trampolining (with Bryony Page)

How did physics help University of Sheffield graduate Bryony Page win an Olympic medal in trampolining? We teamed her up with physics lecturer Dr Matt Mears to explain the science behind her sport…

From  Faculty Of Science on January 17th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

The Problem with Solar Power

If we want solar power in the future, we need to tackle some of its key challenges - and here's how we're doing that with PV Live at the University of Sheffield. MSc Solar Cell Technology:…

From  Faculty Of Science on January 17th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Physics of Snooker

Prof Simon Goodwin talks us through the physics behind the game.

From  Faculty Of Science on May 30th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

The physics of time travel, by Dr Pieter Kok

The physics of time travel explained with quantum mechanics, by theoretical physicist Dr Pieter Kok. If you want to find out more about our amazing universe, you might be interested in studying…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Skype chat with a Physics Graduate

University of Sheffield Physics graduate Nicola Steadman chats about her new career

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sheffield - student discussion

Students from the Physics and Astronomy department discuss their experiences at the University of Sheffield.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Gillian Finnerty - Mars One candidate

University of Sheffield astrophysics student Gillian Finnerty has been selected as one of the final 1,058 candidates vying for a place on the one-way Mars One mission - a project to establish the…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Quickfire Interview with Professor Vik Dhillon

Quickfire Interview with Professor Vik Dhillon, a Professor of Physics at the University of Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Quickfire interview with Professor David Lidzey

Quickfire interview with David Lidzey, a Professor of Physics at the University of Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Defining Moments with Professor Vik Dhillon

Defining moments with Vik Dhillon, a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Defining Moments with Professor David Lidzey

Defining moments with David Lidzey, a Professor of Physics at the University of Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Our Graduates - Jenny, IBM Graduate Scheme

Jenny, a final-year Physics student, talks to us about applying for jobs in her final year and how she discovered the IBM Graduate Scheme.

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Scientists observe largest solar flare in 12 years

The Sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years – and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 – has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 17th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Spectacular star system discovered which could explode to create powerful cosmic firework display

A spectacular star system wrapped in an elegant spiral dust cloud has been discovered by astronomers. The system is believed to contain a star that is spinning extremely fast, which could produce one…

From  Ryan Hills on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Debating Dark Matter: Axions and WIMPS

It's thought that dark matter makes up 85% of the universe, but to date there has been no conclusive proof of its existence. In this podcast, University of Sheffield particle physicists…

From  Robert Cooke on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Where can a Physics degree take you?

At the University of Sheffield, we recently hosted the UK’s biggest Physics careers fair to showcase the range of exciting opportunities available to students following graduation. In this…

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0