Polage, Time

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike Stay on 2005 July 21

Some things I thought of that others thought of first and have done properly:

This lady does “paintings” in polarization of cellulose. (Yet another use for a laser etcher: draw the stuff in Adobe Illustrator and cut the cellulose with the etcher.)

I wrote a note on making a polarimeter out of blue sky and water, and also thought of a polarization clock to hang in a north/south-facing window. Here’s a combination of both ideas.

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  1. mike said, on 2005 August 3 at 5:49 am

    Here’s my first polarization sundial. There are some tweaks I have in mind that will make it more accurate.

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