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cool light from peeling tape---X-rays even - Feb 18, 2011 at 11:10PM
Gary
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...cool light and X-rays from peeling scotch tape, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vRHnZfeiF8
more info in their report, http://www.spsnational.org/programs/awards/2010/ugr_iit.pdf
IIT SPS Scotch Tape X-ray Experiment
www.youtube.com
This the Illinois Institute of Technology's Society of Physics Students' Scotch tape x-ray experiment. Unrolling Scotch tape creates high energy x-rays! Who knew?


NSF Program Director (on assignment from the AIP and the Society of Physics Students to serve as the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program Director at the National Science Foundation)