A 3-D Mirascope creates a hologram image that looks 100% real, but you can’t touch it. The object seems to be there, but when you try to touch it, your fingers go right through it. The frog is placed in the centre of the concave mirror which then causes the object to be instantly projected up to the viewing circle. The frog can be seen from any angle and appear to be floating in mid air..
Bent Mirror Convex/Concave
A distorted mirror creating unusual reflections.
While looking through the reflector, left becomes right. The objective is to try to walk by placing your footsteps on the feet marks of the exhibit.
Fiber Optic Data Transmission
By the press of a button data is transferred from one point to another via fiber optic cable. The modulated laser is visible in a spot where the sheath has been removed. The laser modulation can clearly be seen in the lower enlarged simulation of the fiber optic principle.
Head on a Plate
This exhibit demonstrates Optical Illusion. Enter the opening at the back into the compartment and put your head through the hole in the table. This creates the illusion that your apparently disembodied head is sitting on the table.
An object placed between two facing mirrors will be reflected infinitely between the two mirrors.
Different patterns can be created with laser by changing the speed of 3 spinning mirrors.
An illusionary technique where using a plate glass and special lighting techniques, objects seem to appear or disappear.
This exhibit demonstrates the working of the lenses in a telescope. When the top laser is activated the light shines through the first lens. The light is diverted downwards to project onto the second lens. When the bottom laser is activated the light shines through the first lens. The light is diverted upwards to project onto the second lens. The second lens diverts the light parallel to its original path onto the eye.
White and Black Waves
The rotating drum with its Black and White lines enables one to observe the moving strings. "Now you see it - now you don'f" This is called stroboscopic effect. The changing tension on the strings, a visible change in the speed of the strings will be observed. If the drum rotates at the right speed, it can "freeze" the movement of the strings..