PIRA 6A46.10 Rainbow: Rainbow Sphere
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Photo of the Demonstration at the University of Texas at Austin.
- Place the sphere in front of the projector aperture.
- Turn on the projector and allow it to warm up.
- Turn on the lamp switch.
- Shine the light on a nearby wall.
- Note: this does not create the strongest rainbow effect. It's not extremely noticeable, especially from the back of the classroom.
Shows how spheres can create rainbows when exposed to white light.
A real-life example is water droplets in the atmosphere creating rainbows in the sky.
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