Author & physicist Dave Clements
Dr Dave Clements, Senior Lecturer in Imperial's Department of Physics, talks about how his twin passions for astronomical research and science fiction writing complement and interact with each other.
By Imperial College London
Light squashing physics - Interview with Professor Sir John Pendry about the theory of transformation optics
Professor Pendry talks about the latest research in transformation optics and how this theory can be used to make better airport security scanners, state-of-the-art microscopes, non-invasive medical scanners and cancer killing devices
Space mission scientists share their cosmic vision - Solar Orbiter
Imperial physicists Professor Tim Horbury and Helen O'Brien show off their prototype kit for the European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter mission and explain why it won't be possible to send a manned mission to the sun just yet
Can we freeze time? Laser adventures in the realm of the nano-nanosecond
Take a tour of high-speed measurement technology that provides startling insight into the world around us, from electrons to galloping horses. Professor John Tisch delivers his inaugural lecture. Recorded at Imperial College London on 22 July 2011
Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College podcast 29 June 2011
In the first of two reports from the Cheltenham Science Festival, Simon Levey speaks to Professor Tejinder Virdee about why the Large Hadron Collider might be considered the greatest scientific achievement of the last 10 years.