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How Are Neutrinos Formed and Detected?
Explore how neutrinos are formed, learn about their fundamental nature, and find out how neutrinos can be detected although they do not interact with matter.
Are Glow in the Dark Materials Carcinogenic?
Are glow in the dark stickers, inks, paints, dyes, toys carcinogenic or radioactive in anyway? Explore if these glowy things are safe to use and find out more about the historical significance of radioluminescence and how it led to impact the safety regulations of modern day tritium based phosphors.
Airplane Mode – Do You Really Need to Turn off Your Phone in an Airplane?
Ever wondered why airliners ask you to turn off electronic devices in-flight? And what airplane mode is all about? Can you turn off the airplane mode in-flight? Explore the risks of using cellular phones in an aircraft.
Can Strong Magnetic Fields Affect Humans?
Humans are made up of blood. And blood has iron in it. So what happens if a human is placed inside a very strong magnetic field? Will it affect the human body in any way? In this edition of Geekswipe, we’re going to look into the types of magnetism that exist in the world, and how a human body would react to different strengths of magnetic fields.