lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Jan]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: ath9k microwave anomaly
    On Fri 2009-01-02 22:48:46, Dave Jones wrote:
    > On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 07:31:28PM -0800, Justin P. Mattock wrote:
    >
    > > that opened my eyes up to how powerful
    > > a microwave is. makes me wonder if that
    > > grade in the window actually does what is supposed to.
    > > (block gamma rays or whatever the dangerous wave is);
    >
    > Unless you've developed abnormal super powers lately,
    > it's likely that it's doing its job.
    >
    > Microwaves can't penetrate metal. The grill is keeping
    > the radioactive nastyness inside. RF interference is
    > something else entirely. As to whether its harmful or not,
    > that's an ongoing debate (see the people who claim
    > cellphones fry your brain etc).

    No, I don't think so. RF interference is caused by exactly the same
    waves we use for cooking...

    Fortunately, microwaves only harm you by warming you up (locally);
    that means that you need a lot of them to get hurt.

    Pavel
    --
    (english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek
    (cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html


    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2009-01-10 11:15    [W:0.042 / U:59.588 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site