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Physics Department to host haunted laboratory Oct. 28

October 24, 2006
ISU Marketing and Communications

The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the ISU Society of Physics Students will host a Haunted Laboratory exhibit from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the ISU Pond Student Union Building Ballroom. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Haunted Laboratory is a portion of the annual Halloween Carnival sponsored by the ISU Program Board. It will feature interactive exhibits designed to delight, fright and educate children.

Exhibits include:

•    “The Disembodied Head”

•    “Peppers Ghost”

•    A Van deGraaf generator

•    Tesla coils

•    Lasers moving to music

•    Illusions with smoke and mirrors

Several of the exhibits use the same principles as Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion.

For more information, contact Dr. Steven Shropshire at 282-2212 or


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