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BrainStuff

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

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Natural Sciences 5
Science & Medicine 16

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 Phones Work During Power Outages

August 6th, 2008

Episode 53 of 1069 episodes

Phone companies use generators to ensure that landline phones will work, even in the event of a power outage. Learn more about phone systems in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

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