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Index E

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Index E

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Eames, Ray and Charles, Powers of Ten movie, 6.163
Ear, sound emission, 3.28
Earthquake
    damage, 2.103
    liquefaction, 2.103, 2.103
    lights, 5.20
    Nimitz Freeway collapse, 2.103, 2.103
    seisches,
2.67
    waves, 2.67, 2.67
Earth's magnetic field, 5.395.51
Earthshine, illumination of Moon, 6.43, 6.43
East Campus Dorm, MIT, large slingshot used to launch water balloons,  
4.94
Easter Island
statues, transparent across island, 1.62

Echoes
     ancient structures, 3.66, 3.66
     church, cathedral, 3.61
     culvert whistlers, 3.77
     Mayan pyramid at Chichen Itza, Mexico, 3.65, 3.65
     Newgrange, ancient monument, Ireland, 3.66
     racquetball court, 3.77
     stairs and fences, 3.65
     walls and forest groves,  3.64
     zing echo, 3.77
     zing whistler, 3.77
Eclipse solar images, 6.103

Eclipse, sky colors during, 6.11

Edge tones, police whistle, 3.3

Edge waves, 2.71

Edison, Thomas, AC versus DC argument, 5.22
Egan, Tomth, Dust Bowl, electrostatics and sparking, 
5.29
Eggs
        bĂ©arnaise sauce, 5.37
        boiling, 4.44
        bottle trick, 2.176
        cooking on a hot, 4.97
             dashboard
             sidewalk
        flipping in tequila glass, pub trick, 2.50
        in bottle, 4.99
        peeling, 2.176
        scrambled, 4.50
        spinning behavior fresh versus hard-boiled, pub trick,
1.107, 1.107

              Cleveland State University video of me
        standing, pub trick, 
1.1381.138
        water climbing the sides, 2.28
Electrical discharge, 5.30
Electric dipole, water stream deflection, 5.57
Electric fish, 5.28

Electric guitars, 5.44

Electric train, smallest, 5.61
Electric transmission lines
       AC versus DC argument, 5.22
       repairing live lines, 5.22, 5.22
Electrocution, 5.22 - 5.24

Electron emission, 4.101, 6.161
Electron waves, 1.208
Electroplaques, electric fish, 5.28
Electroreceptors, platypus, 5.56
Electrostatic 
       aircraft, 5.29, 5.29
       Andes glow, 5.21
       bacteria, 5.31, 5.31
       bees and pollination, 5.32
       car-to-car sparking, 5.10
       cat, 5.8
       dog, 5.8
       Dust Bowl discharges, 5.29, 5.29
       fire,
5.9, 5.9
       fire ants not affected, 5.33
       flying plastic rings,
5.59
       fuel station fire, 5.9, 5.9
       gurney fire in hospital, 5.16, 5.16
       haboobs in dust storm, 5.29, 5.29
       Hindenburg disaster, 5.15
       knitting needles in space, 5.55
       miniature art of Willard Wiggins, 5.8
       oil tanker explosions, 5.13
       plastic food wrap, 5.34
       playground slides, 5.8
       powder explosion, 5.11, 5.11      
       pub trick, match and Styrofoam cup, 5.8
       razorbacks, Martian, 5.53
       robot wall walking, 5.54
       Saint Elmo's fire, 5.21, 5.21
       salt-pepper electrostatic separation, 5.60
       ski glow, 5.14
       surgery, 5.8
       sweaters, 5.8
       toilet stall, 5.52
       volcano, 5.30, 5.30
       walking, 5.8, 5.8
       water stream, 5.57

Elephants 
       calls over long distances,  refraction of sound waves, 3.10
       snorkeling, 2.53, 2.53

Elevator cabs, falling elevator
        bomber crashes into Empire State Building, elevator falls, 
1.54
        what to do, 1.53

Elves, atmospheric optical displays, 5.6

Empire State Building, crash of bomber, elevator falls, 1.54

Emulsions, sauce bĂ©arnaise, 5.37

Endoscope, 6.87

Entrainment of air
        Coanda effect, 2.50
        shower curtain flutter, 2.21
Entropy and rubber bands, 4.94

Escalator torque, 1.257
Escape from
        submarine, 2.54
        submerged car, 2.189
Esophagoscopy, 6.87
Evans, R. M. L., honey and yogurt, draining patterns, 2.159
Evaporation
       coffee cooling rate, 4.60
       coffee surface pattern, 2.90
       cooling in porous pottery, 4.61,
4.61
       drying of wet clothing, 4.55
       dunking birds
               cult possibility, 4.63
               normal, 4.62
               pumping water with large, 4.63
       eyeglass condensation clearing, 4.66
       frog brain cooling with eye evaporation, 4.61
       heat pipes, 4.64

       wine pattern, 2.193
Expansion, thermal, 4.53
Explosion of airborne dust, 5.11, 5.11
Explosion
        shock waves,
3.54
        vortex, 2.40
Extinguisher ride (fake video), 
1.168
Extreme waves, 2.64, 2.64

Eye
       
colors,  due to backscatter of light, 6.122
        butterfly, 6.117, 6.117
        glare, 6.1176.117
        mineral eyes, 7.51
        moth, 6.117, 6.117
        oscillations from humming act as stroboscope, 7.8, 7.8
        red-eyes in photographs, 7.17
        reflections from,
7.17
        retinal detachment (headbanging, bungee jumping, high decelerations), 1.11
        snowblindness, 6.55
        visual effects
                blind spot, 7.37.3
                blood cells, seeing their motion, 7.4
                blood vessel network, seeing the, 7.4
                floaters, 7.5, 7.5
                illusion of spokes on Venus, 7.4
                phosphenes, 7.7
                       artificial sight
                       electrically induced
                       flashing lights induced
                       LSD induced
                       pressure induced
Eye glasses
        condensation clearing, 4.66
        Lord of the Flies, starting a fire, 6.93
        optical patterns, 6.98
        pinhole reading, 7.33, 7.33
        sunglasses
                 polarizing
                      printed page glare, 6.160
                      sky light, 6.126
                      windshield stress spots made visible, 6.129
                 UV light transmission, 7.41
                 yellow ski glasses, 6.56
                 whiteouts, 6.55

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