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Sara Sing
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Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 - 12:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hello,
I am trying to build the polariscope. I spent a lot of time polishing the plastic tubes etc. & used some cheap sunglasses as polarizers. However, I am unable to achieve the results as shown in the posted pictures. With the polarizers, everything shows as too dark. The upper plug is a little thicker than the instructions. Any suggestions on how I can improve the polariscope?
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Simon Quellen Field (sfield)
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Post Number: 162
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 - 12:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Not all plastic rotates polarized light.
Make sure that when you place a sheet of the clear
plastic between two crossed polarizers the light
gets brighter.

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