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Science in the palm of your hand
Scientific ideas and the technologies they inspire are not exclusive couples; one scientific idea may be associated with many different technologies and one technological gadget frequently relies on a multitude of scientific ideas. For example, the next time you pick up a cell phone to make a call, stop for a moment to consider all the different scientific ideas wrapped up in that tiny package in the palm of your hand.
Click on the flashing dots on the cell phone below to get an introduction to the sometimes strange science behind our everyday technologies.