Appliance Science: How Your Refrigerator Works

I am very pleased to announce that I am now writing a column for CNet, called Appliance Science. Illustrated by the awesome Colin McDonald, this column will look at the science behind an appliance, revelaing the mysteries of… Appliance Science! First up in this twice-monthly column is the refrigerator.

refrigerator-anim1-smlWelcome to Appliance Science, a new column all about the science behind your home appliances. You may not realize it, but your appliances are hotbeds of scientific progress, made possible by moon-shot class engineering and technology that would make your ancestors cry with joy. In this column, we’ll take you through the science and technology behind the appliances in your home…


Richard Baguley has been writing about technology for over 20 years. He has written for publications such as Wired, Macworld, USA Today, Amiga Format and many others.

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