Physics 2000 Science Trek Electromagnetic Waves

Return to Einstein's Legacy

...and explore in which appliances these physical principles are used:

X-Rays

Here we'll learn about how X-Ray machines work, including how x-rays are produced and why they work the way they do.

CAT Scans

We'll explore three-dimensional "CAT Scan" imaging, which uses x-rays to obtain pictures from organs and bones inside the human body.

Microwave Ovens

Microwave ovens are surely the most misunderstood devices in the home. Find out how they really work and dispel a lot of mythology about their dangers.