07 Aug '11, 11am

Discovering Solar: It’s a Radiometer, I Wanted a Magic 8-Ball

Discovering Solar: It’s a Radiometer, I Wanted a Magic 8-Ball

One year they gave me a Crookes Radiometer.. I wanted a Magic 8-Ball When I was a kid, my parents were big on educational toys. Most Christmases, in addition to a new bike or other barely affordable extravagance, I could expect to find, surrounded by a detestable pile of new socks and underwear, an erector set or a chemistry set, a microscope perhaps, and a couple of dime store curiosities like the device pictured at above. I don’t remember much about that long-ago Christmas morning when I unwrapped the Crookes radiometer. I do remember that I was fascinated by it and still am today. It sat on my desk or window sill for a year or so until shattered by one of my brothers. Which brother was the culprit has never been determined, but I’m still on the case. At the time, it was a quiet, inexpensive, solitary treat for a geeky 8-year-old. To watch the gizmo respond when I switch...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/07/discovering-solar-its...

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