Light Experiments

Light Kitchen Science
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    Laser diffraction

    Thu, 24th Jun 2010

    Make strange patterns using a laser pointer and use them to discover a fundamental proper...

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    Microscopic Laser Shadow Imaging

    Sun, 4th Sep 2011

    Just using a simple laser pointer you can see microscopic creatures far too small for the...

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    DIY Photovoltaic Solar cell

    Sun, 7th Mar 2010

    Find out how to build your own solar cell, it may not solve the world's energy problem, b...

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    Pepper's Ghost

    Sun, 31st Jan 2010

    Confuse your friends with ghostly candles, and find out how these are related to Victoria...

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    Drop Magnifier

    Sun, 11th Jan 2009

    Make the cheapest microscope in the world, using a piece of plastic and some water. And f...

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    Colours in CDs

    Sun, 7th Dec 2008

    You may have noticed funky colours in CDs before, but where do they come from and why do ...

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    Glowing tape

    Sun, 30th Nov 2008

    Find out how to make ordinary sellotape glow in the dark, and how it has been used to mak...

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    Ghostly Windows

    Sun, 23rd Nov 2008

    Make you and a friend seem to appear and dissapear or even stand in the same place, just ...

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