Category: Physics

Artistic representation of magnetic fields around a magnetic compass.

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.

An artistic representation of a holographic image

How Holograms Work?

Holograms are one of the counter-intuitive concepts in physics to explain. In this edition, we shall explore what holograms are, the process behind capturing those spectacular parallax images and understand the underlying simplicity of holography....

Supersonic plane with shock waves.

How Does a Sonic Boom Work?

A sonic boom is a sound you hear when something (duh! airplane!) travels at a velocity faster than the velocity of sound (340 m/s). They are exactly heard when the airplane breaks the barrier of...