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September 26, 2012


Have you owned a lava lamp?

The Physics Of A Lava Lamp

There are two ingredients inside a lava lamp: a watery liquid, and a waxy compound that collects at the bottom when the lamp is turned off.

September 27, 2003


Lava Lamp Physics

t was standard decor for any truly hip abode in the later nineteen sixties, and they’re coming back again. It’s the lava lamp, that eerie, undulating source of light and enlightenment for young adult baby boomers.

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