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Exploratorium Science Snacks: Hot Spot Feature Summary

Type:
Physics at Home
Title:
Exploratorium Science Snacks: Hot Spot
Description:
In this Exploratorium activity, you focus a beam of invisible heat radiation on your skin with a large parabolic mirror and then use your skin as a radiation detector.  To learn more about this activity, visit Exploratorium Science Snacks: Hot Spot, and while you're there, notice the image of the radiant heater made by the mirror in visible light.
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September 16, 2008 - October 1, 2008