Get Your Science On: Straw Crossed

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This week Lena and Brian explore lenticular plastic — which contains many tiny cylindrical lenses — to play some cool tricks with light. This special plastic defocuses light along one axis, and is the basis of the LSOP experiment “Straw Crossed”.

Lenticular plastic sheets can be readily found on the internet.