6A10.57 - Mirrors - Anti-Gravity Mirrors
Have a person stand at one edge of the mirror and as close as possible. In this manner half of the person should look like a full image. If the person waves his/her arms and legs on the viewing side of the mirror it will look like he/she is suspended in space. Viewing should take place at a small angle to the normal of the mirror.
- "Amazing Self Levitation Illusion", TPT, Vol. 50, # 4, Apr. 2012, p. 249.
- Martin Gardner, "Physics Trick of the Month - Mirror Levitations", TPT, Vol. 37, # 8, p. 468, Nov. 1999.
- H. Richard Crane, "Magnetic Levitation (Almost)", TPT, Vol. 30, # 9, Dec. 1992, p. 540.
- Peter Zwicker, "Flying Halloween Witch", TPT, Vol. 26, # 7, Oct. 1988, p. 476.
- Thomas W. Norton, "The Old Hat Trick", TPT, Vol. 20, # 6, Sept. 1982, p. 395 - 396.
- Paul Doherty, Don Rathjen, "Anti-Gravity Mirror", The Cheshire Cat, p. 8.
- Martin Gardner, "51, Mirror Levitation", Smart Science Tricks, p. 81.
- Martin Gardner, "Split Personality", Entertaining Science Experiments with Everyday Objects, p. 23.
- Borislaw Bilash II, David Maiullo, "Flying Physics Teacher", A Demo a Day: A Year of Physics Demonstrations, p. 331.
- Julien Clinton Sprott, "6.9, Talking Head", Physics Demonstrations, p. 253, ISBN 0-299-21580-6.
- Ron Hipschman, "Anti-Gravity Mirror", Exploratorium Cookbook, p. 169.1.
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