Science in Fiction – EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse)

I’m going to largely skip over how to generate an electomagnetic pulse.  Primarily, a nuclear bomb is to blame.  The military might be working on other means, but I sure as hell don’t know about it.   Affects on Electronics I’ve seen movies and TV shows where EMPs were used, and frequently, they…

Science in Fiction: Current Embalming Practices

Kasie Whitener asked: Hi, Danielle. Not sure if this counts as “science” but I’d like to learn more about current embalming practices — like what chemicals and smells would be present in a morgue. Well, a morgue and embalming are two entirely different topics. Morgues don’t use embalming. They’ll smell like…