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Waves and communication

Duration: 03:50

Jon Chase demonstrates how electromagnetic waves are used in communication using an infra-red remote control and an outside TV broadcast. He discusses how television broadcast uses microwaves to communicate between Earth and satellites in Space. Jon describes and performs a rap about the electromagnetic spectrum and the different types of waves.

Available since: Thu 28 Mar 2013

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Bitesize Space Science

Jon Chase brings alive a series of fun demonstrations introducing space science.

First broadcast: 21 Feb 2013

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