Michael de Podesta

Michael de Podesta

Physicist working at NPL, mainly on projects connected with measuring temperature and am currently building the world's most accurate thermometer. I am also a generalist rather than a specialist. I find almost everything fascinating and I enjoy understanding the links between different phenomena

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Chemistry

Periodic table

When was the first element discovered?

Physics

Why are gamma rays more harmful than radio waves?

Education

How much science is fact and how much is theory?

Earth & Environment

Why was 2014 warm AND wet?

Technology

What are lens flares?

Physics

Which waves are for which purpose?

Physics

What is a Tesla coil?

Physics

How fast does electricity travel?

Space

How can you measure the age of the universe?

Physics

Why do helium balloons float?

Physics

Why do fuses have different power ratings?

Earth & Environment

Can science remedy the problems it has caused?