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Existential risks

Imagine that an American bomber jet has an accident whilst flying over the coast of Andalusia. Imagine that the plane has thermonuclear bombs on board, each one with a destructive power 100 tim...

The end of the Universe

Everyone knows that the Universe began with the Big Bang. But what is seldom spoken about is the end of the Universe. In this episode, we’re going to answer one of the most profound questions w...

This is Altruphysics

A bit of astrophysics and a bit of altruism. Welcome to this space which I've called "Altruphysics". In this episode, I'll explain where the name comes from, and why I created this channel. ...

Real world problems

People say industry tackles “real world” problems. Does it? Let’s talk about what we should call “real world” problems, and what they actually are in industry.

Pint in the Sky: Aliens

Join Alan Duffy and Katie Mack in a new episode of Pint in the Sky. This episode is about... Aliens! Well, actually, it's about the search for planets outside of our Galaxy, also called "exopl...

Battling Bird Flu

The avian influenza virus is still a major global problem. However, the most common victims are actually birds, not humans. What do we know about bird flu, and how can we control it?

The FRB Enigma

In 2001, a radio telescope detected a very short and strange signal. It seems to come from a very distant galaxy. It was the first 'Fast Radio Burst' (FRB) observed, a mysterious signal that can te...