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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Science & Medicine 12
Natural Sciences 4

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How Glowing Watch Hands Work

July 14th, 2008

Episode 39 of 1067 episodes

In many watches, phosphor is mixed with a radioactive element that continously charges the phosphor, powering glowing watch hands. Learn more about glowing watch hands in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

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