The Treehouse + The Cave

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Friday, January 07, 2005

Ball Lightning

Ball Lightning

Did you know you could make Ball Lightning (AKA Plasma!) in your microwave? Neither did I. And it can be done with just a glass bowl, some super glue and a pencil lead. Here's a step-by-step guide.

Blogger bruk thought:

i dont get what the picture is.

so...u live in bushwick. i was just there.

January 8, 2005 at 5:27 PM - Comment Permalink  
Blogger Timothy Ryan Enright thought:

Ball lightening huh? Sounds, as the french might say, "Made up".

January 8, 2005 at 10:39 PM - Comment Permalink  
Blogger Andy thought:

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January 9, 2005 at 1:42 PM - Comment Permalink  
Blogger Andy thought:

The picture is a little confusing. If you read the linked experiment, it'll make a little more sense. It's basically a picture of a glass bowl in a microwave, full of super-heated, glowing gas. The same stuff that comprises "ball lightning" a rare natural phenomena.

I'm on the edge of Bushwick and Ridgewood actually. 10th stop.

January 9, 2005 at 2:06 PM - Comment Permalink  

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