Ligo 2006 ideas

distilled light

Find a source of cheap dichroic filters or lights.

Put dimes nickels or quarters on a hot plate.


Phase pendulum made from PVC.

Hot light,

get IR remote controls.


get microscope slides and paint

Michelson interferometer

Get electric cars and paper and time them.

oscylinder scope

two welding rods at right angles against a white background clamped in place

Touch the spring

mount a small mirror in front of the spring

Visible Vibrations

driven Chladni Plate

Visible Effects of the Invisible

Blow over paper



Whirly; Get a small leaf blower.

Straw Oboe

String head harp.

Palm pipes.


Scientific Explorations with Paul Doherty

© 2006

2 May 2006