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A Simple Home Experiment To Find Out Does Your Microwave Has a Radiation Leak!

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Do cell phones placed in a microwave still receive signals? What is the difference between microwave oven radiation and the signals used by your phone?

source/image: Physics Girl

The legend says that if you place your phone in a microwave and close the door, it will only be able to receive an incoming call if there’s a leak. Watch the video by Physics Girl for more info:

In the video, Physics Girl places a phone in a microwave and calling it, thus demonstrating that the oven’s protective casing is not impervious to radiation and that signals can still pass through.

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The microwave is shielded by a a Faraday cage that is designed to block any microwave radiation.The surprising results show that the casing is not a perfect Faraday cage, which use mesh to block electromagnetic wavelengths from passing through.

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