YouTube user Starcross42 has been uploading a series of great vids on laser effects for shows and how he achieves them using commercial and homemade laser tech. He has seven “Build a Laser Effects Shows” on YouTube. Be sure to check all of his videos, which include some other laser-related and other cool science and technology pieces. Starcross42 is a high school physics teacher, the kind you wish you’d had.

Build a Laser Effects Show [via] Link


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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.