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Posts tagged surfaces

May 1, 2009

 

Reflection from spoon

A Spoon’s Double Vision

These bouncing balls show you the path light would take when it reflects off the back of a real spoon (although light bounces into your eye, not out of it).

April 2, 2004

 

Driving Through A Tunnel

Have you even wondered why you can hear FM radio signals in a tunnel longer than AM? "Driving Through A Tunnel" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Icicles Are Wavy

Ever wonder why icicles are wavy? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Static Fly Trap

The hope is that as the fly walks across the surface, its little body charges up, allowing poisonous spores to stick to its body like metal shavings to a magnet. If this happens, then soon enough, the fly will walk no more.

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