Looking for a fun project using the science of temporal aliasing a.k.a., the “stroboscopic effect?” Then here it is! The Freeze Fountain PCB & Component Kit. This kit has all the components you need to start amazing your friends by creating the illusion of water drops frozen in time. You can even show them dripping upwards!
The kit comes with a programmed PICAXE-08M Microcontroler and a serial port (9 pin) for program modifications.
Bowl and tubing not included.
For more information, please check out the May 2008 issue.