How germs travel on planes and the effect of a sneeze
Raymond Wang is only 17 years old, but he's already helping to build a healthier future.
Using fluid dynamics, he created computational simulations of how air moves on airplanes, and what he found is disturbing is when a person sneezes on a plane.
According to Mr. Wang, the airflow found in aircraft actually aids the spread of pathogens to other passengers.
In a remarkable talk at TED, he shares an unforgettable animation of how a sneeze travels inside the cabin of a plane. Thankfully, he also share his his prize-winning solution: a small, fin-shaped device that increases fresh airflow in airplanes and redirects pathogen-laden air out of the craft.
Watch in the video below.
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