Category: Physics

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...