Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

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Presenter: Colin Byfleet

Published: March 2009

Age: 11-14 and upwards

Views: 1126 views

Tags: parabola

Type: Lectures

Source/institution: FSU


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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is developed.