Wikipedia: Shadowgraph Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Wikipedia: Shadowgraph
Description:
This is a Schlieren image, which reveals differences in the density of air above the candles. To find out more about these images, visit Wikipedia: Shadowgraph, and to learn how to make one, visit Schlieren Photography Principles.

- Making one of these images is more complicated than making a shadowgraph, such as the image in From Physics Research.
- For more high-speed images by Andrew Davidhazy, visit this page.
Image:
Image credit:  <a href="http://people.rit.edu/andpph/exhibit-3.html" target="_blank">Andrew Davidhazy</a>, Rochester Institute of Technology
Image credit: Andrew Davidhazy, Rochester Institute of Technology
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/schlierenlarge-11-29-06.jpg
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December 1, 2010 - February 1, 2011