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Best Selling Items
Newton Reflecting Telescope
An incredible instrument with a glass mirror from the Baader planetarium in Germany. 2 objective lenses give you 16X and 30X magnification so you can use it effectively for observing the night sky and the moon's craters. Properly adjusted you can even see Jupiter's moons!
Make your own thermostat. Interesting bi-metallic strip with a good working range. Supplied in strips of 20cm long.
2 Polarising Film Pieces
Linearly polarised film for reducing reflections or for polarisation experiments (e.g. view stress patterns in plastic items). Transmissivity: single sheet = 42%, 2 sheets crossed polaristation = <0.005%. Thickness 0.18mm. Two pieces each 50 x 50mm
Optical Illusion Plastic
This plastic sheet is less than 1mm thick but it is engraved so that it looks as though it is much thicker. Objects placed on the sheet appear to sink below the surface. A4 sheet.
Amateur Scientist CD
This is the complete collection --73 years-- of articles from Scientific American magazine's legendary column "The Amateur Scientist," plus a second Science Software Library CD with dozens of shareware and freeware programs to feed the passion of any science nut. With over 1,100 projects to challenge science enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels -- rated by cost, potential hazard, and difficulty -- this is the ultimate resource for anyone interested in home-based science. And if that's not enough, it also contains over 1,000 bonus pages of additional how-to science techniques that never appeared in Scientific American.
40x40 Peltier Element