A little help from my friends


  1. Someone who can pull a vacuum on a relatively small chamber
  2. Thick, strong, metal-free glass or polymer (must be impeccably clear)
  3. Several old 8×10 photographic plates
  4. Darkroom facility
  5. Multimeter
  6. X-ray dosimeter
  7. Several rolls of sellotape
  8. A small electric winch

WTF Will I do with all this, you ask?  Well, in all probability nothing as a vacuum pump, high-strength glass, X-ray dosimeters, and a darkroom are pretty hard to come by for an unemployed IT worker.  But I think it’d be neat to see the emission spectrum for the photon radiation released by unrolling sellotape in a vacuum.

  1. #1 by Chadwick on November 8, 2009 - 9:59 AM

    I could provide the tape, potentially.

    • #2 by Joshua on November 8, 2009 - 11:08 AM

      To that end, I have a couple multimeters.

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