Gravitational Lensing. .. This is a Lichtenberg figure, guys. Got nothin' to do with gravity, sorry. These are caused by building up a lot of electrical charge in an insulative medium li
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Gravitational Lensing

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User avatar #12 - exspherius (05/30/2012) [+] (12 replies)
This is a Lichtenberg figure, guys. Got nothin' to do with gravity, sorry. These are caused by building up a lot of electrical charge in an insulative medium like acrylic, then piercing the surface with a nail or other conductive object to give the charge an exit. The movement of the large amount of electricity through the acrylic (which is very difficult to move through) results in the trails you see etched into the center of the block.
#75 - CopiousConcept (05/31/2012) [+] (1 reply)
So many science posts today.   
   
So few understanding.
So many science posts today.

So few understanding.
#233 - kotos (05/31/2012) [-]
After the avenger movie with the recent economy Thor finds work where he can.
After the avenger movie with the recent economy Thor finds work where he can.
#28 - aquosman (05/31/2012) [+] (4 replies)
This is Gravitational lensing.   
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This is Gravitational lensing.
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#165 - sindrone (05/31/2012) [-]
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#2 - kaboomz (05/30/2012) [-]
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#190 - thechosentroll (05/31/2012) [-]
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Not gravitational lensing, but still pretty cool.
#167 - yowhatsup (05/31/2012) [+] (2 replies)
*******					 SCIENCE
******* SCIENCE
#216 - dafuqman (05/31/2012) [-]
right (people who know what's happening)   
left (me)
right (people who know what's happening)
left (me)
#33 - tankerbuzz (05/31/2012) [+] (2 replies)
That is the Lichtenstein effect :L
#37 to #33 - herecomesjohnny (05/31/2012) [-]
i thought the lichtenstein effect was taking your backyard and calling it a State
#214 - lolmasterx (05/31/2012) [+] (3 replies)
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#112 - malizlewaa (05/31/2012) [-]
The Green Flash
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#206 - ishotguntrolls (05/31/2012) [-]
somebody care to explain wtf happened?
#137 - renegadebane (05/31/2012) [+] (1 reply)
SCIENCE!
SCIENCE!
#7 - darthblam ONLINE (05/30/2012) [+] (4 replies)
I don't know what's going on but I 						*******					 love it!
I don't know what's going on but I ******* love it!
User avatar #128 - goochmaster (05/31/2012) [+] (1 reply)
anybody have the bill nye pic that says 'there's science in this ***** ?
#134 to #128 - mathiw (05/31/2012) [-]
all you had to do was using 5 seconds of your life with a simple google search
#110 - kiwikat (05/31/2012) [+] (2 replies)
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