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Question: You get to watch TV ...

Question: You get to watch TV at work? How exactly does that work? — Robert Ausiello: It's a fairly complicated process, Rob, but allow me to Cliffs Note it for you: When the TV station sends an image, they begin by cutting that image up into 525 or 625 lines. Each line is then changed into an electrical signal. These signals are sent out into the air from the TV station using a big antenna. When they reach my office, the TV stacks these lines onto its screen, one after another, in the same order they were sent out in the first place. In this way an entire picture is created. My TV displays 30 such pictures every second, and that's why the images seem to move! (Courtesy Discovery Kids)

Michael Ausiello

Question: You get to watch TV at work? How exactly does that work? — Robert

Ausiello: It's a fairly complicated process, Rob, but allow me to Cliffs Note it for you: When the TV station sends an image, they begin by cutting that image up into 525 or 625 lines. Each line is then changed into an electrical signal. These signals are sent out into the air from the TV station using a big antenna. When they reach my office, the TV stacks these lines onto its screen, one after another, in the same order they were sent out in the first place. In this way an entire picture is created. My TV displays 30 such pictures every second, and that's why the images seem to move! (Courtesy Discovery Kids)