Radio Waves

Amel, Aby, Jalen, Naomi pd.3

Description of Radio Waves

Radio Waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum than infrared light.

Everyday applications for Radio Waves

  • Car radio
  • cell phones
  • transmit the pattern of a heartbeat through a monitor
  • televisions

Health Impacts

RF's can break down tissue in the body and wreck havoc with DNA. But the emissions from cell phones are reportedly minimal and pose no danger, so says the FCC, which has been responsible for dissemination of this data for years.

Interesting Article summary

Strange bursts of radio waves from billions of light-years across the universe have puzzled astronomers for more than half a decade, making them question if the signal was even real.
How do Radio Waves work?