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ERIC Number: EJ876090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Which Observations Should We Believe?: An Activity Using the Pulfrich Pendulum
Touger, Jerold
Physics Teacher, v48 n1 p35-38 Jan 2010
Illusionists use mirrors to create appearances that conflict with our notions of reality. This paper discusses an activity involving the Pulfrich effect that, in the end, makes use of a mirror to distinguish between appearance and reality.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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