Posted on September 18, 2013 by James Lincoln
This post was posted in CoolStuff Newsletters, Energy, Lasers, Light & Color, Measurement, Sound & Waves and was tagged with tuning fork, resonance, Lissajous Figures, beats, measure the speed of sound, transmission of sound
Posted on May 1, 2011 by Buzz Putnam
You probably won't find this product in the Arbor Scientific catalog anytime soon, but it is definitely cool stuff! The Anti-Laser was demonstrated recently for the first time at Yale University. The fundamental concept of the Laser is that it is able to transmit "Coherent Light", which are monochromatic (one color) light waves that are [...]
Posted on January 1, 2011 by Arbor ScientificMany scientific measuring instruments have dials with pointers to indicate the magnitude of the measurements. A pointer is actually a lever which magnifies the distance that the instrument moves. In ordinary clocks, speedometers and electric meters for example, the rotating shafts move very small distances, but the pointers greatly magnify these motions so they are easy to see.
Posted on October 20, 2005 by Chris ChiaverinaWe've decided it’s time to revisit the Haunted Laboratory in search of even more science tricks and treats.This edition of CoolStuff features some new exhibits designed to put a spooky spin on science. The displays, selected with ease of construction in mind, use materials and apparatus found in most science storerooms.
This post was posted in CoolStuff Newsletters, Lasers, Light & Color, Illusions and was tagged with pepper's ghost, physics, haunted laboratory, halloween, laser microscope, pond water monsters, Haunted Lab Exhibits