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Posts tagged electromagnetic waves

August 19, 2014

 

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Is Microwaving Safe for Food?

It's time to zap the myth that microwaving food somehow damages or irradiates it.

June 12, 2013

 

potatoes in a cardboard box

Potato Bombs

Are you ready to learn more about potato bombs?

February 22, 2011

 

retro microwave oven

How Do Microwaves Heat Up Food?

Have you heard the phrase, "Let's nuke it in the microwave!" Well, Nuclear power and microwaves really don't have much in common.

April 9, 2007

 

TV broadcasting tower

TV for Aliens

MTV for Martians? Maybe not, but the idea of broadcasting into space is not as far out as you'd think!

September 30, 2003

 

Is E.T. Trying to Phone?

If E.T. does try to phone us how will we know it? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Is Microwaving Safe for Food?

Microwaves are low energy electromagnetic waves that have so little energy they can’t trigger chemical reactions in the molecules they encounter.

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