Video: What’s the Physics Behind Texting?

You probably send hundreds of texts per week, but what happens when you hit send? How does your message find its way out of your phone? Where does the message go? How does it make the journey to your friend’s phone? This episode of What The Physics?! answers these questions and more.



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Greg Kestin

    Greg Kestin holds a faculty position at Harvard University, where he conducts theoretical physics research, teaches, and produces educational online content. He earned his physics Ph.D. from Harvard, as a member of The Center for the Fundamental Laws of Nature, focusing on theoretical particle physics and quantum field theory. Over his career, he has also conducted research in nuclear physics, fusion energy, and gravitational wave physics. For over a decade he has been involved with innovative educational outreach endeavors, bringing science to both students and members of the public through his writings, videos, lectures, and multimedia.