Results for: Kaleidoscope

What is the purpose of the kaleidoscope?

I don't think they have a "purpose," they're just pretty toys. I suppose "entertaining a kid for a few minutes" is a purpose.
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In Physics

What are kaleidoscopes?

A kaleidoscope is composed of two or more mirrors laid lengthwise inside a tube, in addition to colored beads or other small objects reside in the tube's larger end. Light pas (MORE)

What is a 'kaleidoscope'?

A tube-shaped optical instrument that is rotated to produce a succession of symmetrical designs by means of mirrors reflecting the constantly changing patterns made by bits of (MORE)

How does the kaleidoscope work?

A kaleidoscope works by reflecting beads on multiple mirrors. Thesemirrors are arranged to reflect the image back and forth and to theeye piece.

How was the kaleidoscope invented?

David Brewster invented and patented the kaleidoscope in 1816. He described its structure and operations in a 174-page scientific paper titled Treatise on the Kaleidoscope. (MORE)
In Science

What does a kaleidoscope do?

/facepalm its like a telescope but does not magnify nor can you see all the way through it and it shows you pretty colors from the light that comes in the other side...why did (MORE)
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Where will you get kaleidoscope?

Kaleidoscope is a science fiction story by the late Ray Bradbury. It was originally a short story, was expanded somewhat. There have been several divergent radio drama adaptat (MORE)
In Science

What are kaleidoscope glasses?

Kaleidoscope glasses use a special pair kaleidoscopic lenses toprovide entertainment for the user. When wearing kaleidoscopeglasses the user may experience a vision of fractal (MORE)