The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: The Gherkinator - Garage Science  (Read 7015 times)

Offline thedoc

  • Forum Admin
  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
  • Thanked: 12 times
    • View Profile
The Gherkinator - Garage Science
« on: 13/07/2010 14:44:27 »
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you passed mains electricity through a gherkin? It is an illuminating experience.

 Read more about this experiment.


Garage science is a blog of science experiments you probably can't or shouldn't do at home


 
« Last Edit: 13/07/2010 14:44:27 by _system »


 

Offline archie bishop

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 20
  • Live long, and prosper
    • View Profile
    • archbishop of canterbury
The Gherkinator - Garage Science
« Reply #1 on: 01/04/2009 22:24:28 »
what is a gherkin?
 

Offline BenV

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 1503
    • View Profile
The Gherkinator - Garage Science
« Reply #2 on: 01/04/2009 22:28:28 »
If you click on   Read more about this experiment. , there are pictures and video that should help.
 

Rick McMaster

  • Guest
None
« Reply #3 on: 07/01/2010 23:45:57 »
You also talked about doing an onion "pickled" in strontium salts that gives a red glow.  Can you provide details on the preparation of the onion?  Thanks
 

The Naked Scientists Forum

None
« Reply #3 on: 07/01/2010 23:45:57 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums