Seeing The Light

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street

Trick your mind and "see" something that's not there. Examine and experiment with the properties of color, light and the mysterious mechanisms of human perception. With over 80 exhibits, Seeing the Light allows visitirs to discover how the eye wor... more

Trick your mind and "see" something that's not there. Examine and experiment with the properties of color, light and the mysterious mechanisms of human perception. With over 80 exhibits, Seeing the Light allows visitirs to discover how the eye works, explore optical illusions and learn how we perceive the world around us with over. Exhibition highlights include: Rotating Light - Change voltage and frequency of rotation to form patterns created by a single beam of light. Everyone is You and Me - You and a friend can morph your faces into one with light and mirror manipulation. Anti-gravity - Learn about symmetry and see how a person can "float" and "hover" in the air. Experiment with the Anti-gravity mirror to make extra limbs appear or magically gain and lose weight in seconds. Magic Wand - Wave a magic light wand to understand how light is reflected off an object and how the brain perceives the picture. Touch the Spring - A spring looks real enough to touch, but is it really there? See if you can touch the spring while learning about concave mirrors. Colored Shadows - Shadows can be formed in different colors. Create your own shadows in lavender, yellow, ... more

Trick your mind and "see" something that's not there. Examine and experiment with the properties of color, light and the mysterious mechanisms of human perception.

With over 80 exhibits, Seeing the Light allows visitirs to discover how the eye works, explore optical illusions and learn how we perceive the world around us with over.

Exhibition highlights include:

Rotating Light - Change voltage and frequency of rotation to form patterns created by a single beam of light.

Everyone is You and Me - You and a friend can morph your faces into one with light and mirror manipulation.

Anti-gravity - Learn about symmetry and see how a person can "float" and "hover" in the air. Experiment with the Anti-gravity mirror to make extra limbs appear or magically gain and lose weight in seconds.

Magic Wand - Wave a magic light wand to understand how light is reflected off an object and how the brain perceives the picture.

Touch the Spring - A spring looks real enough to touch, but is it really there? See if you can touch the spring while learning about concave mirrors.

Colored Shadows - Shadows can be formed in different colors. Create your own shadows in lavender, yellow, red, blue, green and black.


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Seeing The Light

Seeing The Light
07/21/2019 10:00 AM
Sun, July 21
10:00AM
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07/23/2019 09:30 AM
Tue, July 23
9:30AM
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07/24/2019 09:30 AM
Wed, July 24
9:30AM
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07/25/2019 09:30 AM
Thu, July 25
9:30AM
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Seeing The Light
07/26/2019 09:30 AM
Fri, July 26
9:30AM
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Seeing The Light
07/27/2019 10:00 AM
Sat, July 27
10:00AM
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Seeing The Light
07/28/2019 10:00 AM
Sun, July 28
10:00AM
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Seeing The Light
07/30/2019 09:30 AM
Tue, July 30
9:30AM
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Occurs 59 more times through Oct 06

New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368
(718) 699-0005

Schedule

July 21, Sunday 10:00AM
July 23, Tuesday 9:30AM
July 24, Wednesday 9:30AM
July 25, Thursday 9:30AM
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