25 Best Physics Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Physics Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Physics World Audio
Bristol, England, UK
Physics World Audio contains features from the world's leading physicists and science writers, comprehensive news and analysis, incisive opinion pieces, sound careers advice, reviews of the best new books and multimedia.
Play⋅ 597.6K⋅ 348.2K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Oct 2011 Get Email Contact More
2. StarTalk Radio
New York City, New York, US
Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities, and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7 pm ET.
Also in Astrophysics Podcasts, Astrobiology Podcasts, Planetarium Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.2M⋅ 223.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min ⋅ Jun 2009 Get Email Contact More
3. This Week in Science | Physics Podcasts
San Francisco, California, US
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
Also in Science Blogs
Play⋅ 17.3K⋅ 4.7K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 108 min ⋅ Apr 2005 Get Email Contact More
4. Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe
A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 5.3K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 51 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact More
5. Ask a Spaceman
New York City, New York, US
What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter has the answers!
Play⋅ 6.6K⋅ 14.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact More
6. Physics World Stories Podcast
Bristol, England, UK
Physics is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavors to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. In the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists, and other commentators. If you enjoy what you hear, then also check out the Physics World Weekly podcast, a science-news podcast presented by our award-winning science journalists.
Also in UK Science Podcasts
Play⋅ 597.6K⋅ 348.2K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact More
7. The Physics Teaching Podcast
We believe that physics teaching is a wonderful thing, but are aware not everyone agrees. In the UK more and more non-specialists are getting the opportunity (welcome or otherwise) to shine a light on people's misconceptions about the world around them. We started this podcast to provide useful information about how some of the best physics teachers we know teach the subject.
Also in UK Education Podcasts, Science Teacher Podcasts
Play⋅ 190⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact More
8. Why This Universe?
The biggest ideas in physics, broken down. Join theoretical physicist Dan Hooper and soon-to-be physicist Shalma Wegsman as they answer your questions about dark matter, black holes, quantum mechanics, and more. Dan is a physicist at Fermilab and the University of Chicago, and Shalma is a PhD student at New York University.
Play⋅ 532 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
9. DrBry The Physics Guy Podcast
Liverpool, England, UK
If you have ever been fascinated by popular science and longed to explore physics on a deeper level but found textbooks dull and impenetrable? Have you ever listened time and again to how 'all physicists agree' and thought to yourself, no wonder we are in trouble if they all agree to that! Then this is maybe for you. Having grown bored of the religious dogma that often passes for physics these days, Dr. Bry decided to take a look for himself, his battle cry 'Nullius in Verba', On the word of no one.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 11 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 13 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
10. Math & Physics Podcast
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Two University of Toronto students in the math and physics program discuss interesting topics in the field.
Also in Toronto Podcasts
Play⋅ 43 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 73 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
11. Physics Alive
Physics Alive is the podcast where host Brad Moser, Ph.D., sparks new life into the physics classroom. He speaks with researchers and textbook authors on the frontiers of physics education, life science and health professionals who use physics on an everyday basis, designers and engineers who learn from the natural world, teachers who employ innovative and active learning styles, and students who want the most out of their education.
Play⋅ 40⋅ 335 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact More
12. Physics Frontiers
In Physics Frontiers, James Rantschler talks about gravitation, material physics, quantum mechanics and vacuum.
Play⋅ 206⋅ 132 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Nov 2016 Get Email Contact More
13. Physics on Huffduffer
Physics on Huffduffer podcast is on Physics. Tune in to listen to the podcast.
Play⋅ 26⋅ 742 ⋅1 episode / year Get Email Contact More
14. Physical Attraction
Physical Attraction is a podcast that tries to explain concepts in physics, one chat-up line at a time.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 2.1K ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact More
Two physicists talk about whatever interests them that week, and every now and then, something smart comes out.
Play⋅ 2.4K ⋅20 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 73 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact More
16. Quantized Ramblings
This podcast is an attempt to record the (hopefully) coherent ramblings of three guys working their way through a physics degree. We like to listen to each other talk about physics. We will recklessly extrapolate and assume that you like to listen to us ramble too. Welcome to Quantized Ramblings
Play 4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 50 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
17. The APsolute RecAP | Physics 1 Edition
The APsolute RecAP: Physics 1 Edition is a guided review through all ten units of classical mechanics. Areas of focus include kinematics, motion, energy, momentum, electricity and sound. Plus, a thorough review of essential math skills and graphing analysis through practical examples! Make sure to subscribe wherever you get podcasts, download the accompanying study guides for extra practice, and follow along on social media for the question of the day and course updates! The 2021 exam is on Wednesday, May 5th.
Play⋅ 115⋅ 224 ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More
18. Beyond the Physics
Tallahassee, Florida, US
Beyond the Physics is a podcast run by Joseph Guzman and Irene Roman, Ph.D. physics students, who hope to learn more about the universe, and the people that make up the culture behind the science. Come along as we hope to tackle some of the most difficult, and thought-provoking questions of our time, and shatter the notions of what it takes to be a physicist.
Play⋅ 487⋅ 7 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 134 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact More
19. The Atomic Show
Trinity, Florida, US
The Atomic Show Podcast includes interviews, roundtable discussions, and atomic geeks all centered around the idea that nuclear energy is an amazing boon for human society.
Also in Energy Podcasts, Nuclear Energy Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 13.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Mar 2006 Get Email Contact More
20. The Titanium Physicists Podcast
Dr. Ben Tippett and his team of physicists believe that anyone can understand physics. Black Holes! Lightning! Coronal Mass Ejections! Quantum Mechanics! Fortnightly, they explain a topic from advanced physics, using explanations, experiments and fun metaphors to a non-physicist guest. Visit the website to see a list of topics sorted by physics field.
Play⋅ 1K⋅ 2.6K ⋅ Nov 2011 Get Email Contact More
21. Physics - Empowering People
London, England, UK
Alex Kwang explores the cutting-edge applications of interdisciplinary physics to solve humanitarian issues. It's interesting to listen about the lifelong journey of scientists, from pencil scribbles on paper to industrial testing.
Play⋅ 13 ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
22. GCSE Physics Revision | Seneca
Let other students help you revise for your GCSE Physics exams. In this series, students break down complicated revision subjects to its core components helping you rock your exams.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 16.6K ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact More
23. Engineering and Physics Theories in our World
I, Andreas dive into phenomenon that surrounds our world involving physics, engineering, and just the way things sometimes work. As well as stories of my past experiences surrounding experiments and things that I have built.
Play Oct 2020 Get Email Contact More
24. The Finding Physics Podcast
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Life through the eyes of a physics teacher! The goal of Finding Physics is to educate and inspire individuals on their path to understanding the physical world around them. Find everything from inspiration and motivation, tips on how to make it through your first physics class, and real world examples of everyday physics!
Play⋅ 3 ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
25. Physics Rules
Brief explanations of the concepts that puzzle first-time physics students.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact More
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Neil deGrasse Tyson||startalkradio.net||65|
|Parker Levesque, Rayhan Walia||mathandphysics.podbean.com||34|
|Dr. Kiki Sanford||twis.org||22|
|Dr. Kiki Sanford Science Media||twis.org||22|
|Paul M. Sutter||anchor.fm||22|
|Dan Hooper, Shalma Wegsman||buzzsprout.com||20|
Physics Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|This Week In Science||25|
|Blair's Animal Corner||24|
|Dr. Kirsten Sanford||19|
|Science And Politics||9|
|End Of The World||7|
|Dr. Kiki Sanford||6|
|Women In Science||5|
|Culture, History And Society||4|
|Education And Outreach||3|
|Instrumentation And Measurement||2|
|Biophysics And Bioengineering||2|
|Environment And Energy||2|
Physics Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Quantum Physics Podcasts||10|