Get Adobe Flash player

The Sticky-Tape X-Ray Machine


Added on Oct 27, 2008

Length: 00:30 | Comments: 0

Check out's exhaustive Sticky-Tape X-Ray Machine coverage

When pulled apart, sticky tape generates electromagnetic waves through simple friction. Now, as reported this week in the journal Nature, UCLA's Carlos Camara and Juan Escobar have discovered that in a vacuum, sticky tape also sends out strong enough x-rays to image your finger. Check out their bizarre sticky tape unpeeler, and see the machine take an actual x-ray image of a finger.

Channels: Space & Sci-Fi   Cool   Technology  

Tags: x-rays    technology    light    tape    hacks    weird    science 


Video Responses (0) Post Video Response

Be the first to post a video response!

Comments: (0)

Yellow Sticky Notes 10:08
Yellow Sticky Notes
by bcmoney
Views: 2373 | Comments: 0

Spectacular Sticky Note Experiment 03:19
Spectacular Sticky Note Experiment
by thesns
Views: 2949 | Comments: 0

Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up 06:03
Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up
by bcmoney
Views: 4428 | Comments: 0

The Amazing Lyrebird Natural Sound Machine 01:20

Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us 04:33
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
by bcmoney
Views: 5136 | Comments: 1

Hollywood and the War Machine 46:58
Hollywood and the War Machine
by bcmoney
Views: 1675 | Comments: 0