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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Earth & Environment

Can science remedy the problems it has caused?

Physics

How does an electromagnet work?

Technology

How does a camera take a picture?

Physics

Why does hot water freeze more quickly than cold water?

Biology

How many cells are there in my body?

Biology

Why does wind make it feel colder?

Chemistry

How does a puddle evaporate?

Physics

Why can’t anything travel faster than the speed of light?

Chemistry

What’s the difference between an atom and a molecule?

Physics

Could a black hole bend space time so much you could travel through time?

Physics

How is electricity measured?