Get Your Science On: You Are the Antenna

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Brian demonstrates a cool experiment that you can build with an FM radio and a metal trash bin!

The radio picks up radio waves from the air and converts them to sound. The metal trash bin acts as a Faraday Cage: it does not allow the radio waves to get through to the radio. But watch what happens when Brian puts his hand inside the trash bin!