Illusion, Thought and Light

What is an optical illusion? Optical illusion is a trick played by our eyes on us. When we see an object, the actual image detection is done by our brain. The cells in the brain are the real decision makers about what the eyes are seeing. In case of an […]

HOW DOES A TELEPHONE WORK?

Telephones transmit speech messages along wires by means of electrical signals. They were invented as long ago as 1876. In the handset of a telephone are a loudspeaker and a very small microphone, which contains granules of carbon. When you talk into the microphone the sound waves of your voice […]

HOW DO RADIOS WORK?

Radio signals are transmitted using a carrier wave. Radio waves form part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio waves with the longest wavelengths are bounced off a layer high up in the Earth’s atmosphere, called the ionosphere. In this way radio messages can be bounced for very long distances. A radio […]