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Faraday's Cage Feature Summary

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Faraday's Cage
- Watch this simple demonstration from MIT to see a Faraday cage protect a Benjamin Franklin figure from an electric field.

- Dr. Megavolt's bodysuit is a form-fitting Faraday cage--to see a full-size cage in action, check out this video from the University of Bonn: Faraday Cage Protects from 100,000 V

- For the physics of the Faraday cage, see this Wikipedia article.

(This feature was updated on July 18, 2013.)
March 16, 2008 - April 1, 2008