6A46.16 Rainbow Dust (Glassbow)
Dispersion of light, refraction, reflection
A light is shone onto a board with many small glass beads attached. Reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in the beads results in the appearance of a "rainbow."
-  Table lamp
-  Board with beads
- Place the lamp on the table.
- Lean the board against the wall in front of the lamp.
- Turn off the room lights.
- Turn on the table lamp. Adjust the position of the lamp as necessary.
- PIRA 6A46.16
- Don't attempt this at home!
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