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July 22, 2014 AT 9:00 am

Gorgeous Photos of DIY Science Experiments #makereducation #artuesday

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Artist Caleb Charland’s most recent work captures beautiful moments from DIY science experiments with color photos, from Wired:

In the past, we’ve seen Charland experiment with light bulbs and candles, but his newest fascination is with a fine powdered dust that glows in the dark. Pieces like Pouring Light, shows a purplish glow coming from what looks like wall-mounted lights, but it’s actually the product of hours of pouring glow in the dark dust onto two slanted pieces of metal. The camera captured the light dust as it tumbled through a channel into a receptacle. Charland would pour the dust through the same path over and over again to create a vaporous glow that was strong enough to show up on film.

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