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Physics Department to host haunted laboratory Oct. 28

Posted October 24, 2006

The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the ISU Society of Physics Students will host a Haunted Laboratory exhibit from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the ISU Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Haunted Laboratory is a portion of the annual Halloween Carnival sponsored by the ISU Program Board. It will feature interactive exhibits designed to delight, fright and educate children.

Exhibits include:

•    “The Disembodied Head”

•    “Peppers Ghost”

•    A Van deGraaf generator

•    Tesla coils

•    Lasers moving to music

•    Illusions with smoke and mirrors

Several of the exhibits use the same principles as Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion.

For more information, contact Dr. Steven Shropshire at 282-2212 or shropshi@physics.isu.edu.