Date: Tue Sep 25 22:18:31 2007

Author: Machele Kindle

Subject: Re: Cat Whiskers

Post:
Some people use them for diffraction experiments. Since they taper, you
can decide on the thickness of your line to diffract light around.
Moving along the whisker and plotting the results as a function of
whisker diameter is often done, I think.

Chele

Wallin, Stephen R wrote:
> What interesting physical properties do the cat whiskers have? Electrostatic? Hydrophilic? Multi-biostructure?
> Stephen
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On Behalf Of Machele Kindle
> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 3:42 PM
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> Subject: [tap-l] Cat Whiskers
>
> I have two new (or rather old and shed) cat whiskers as well as an
> eyebrow, apparently (it's 1/3 the length). Would anyone like one or all
> of them? The whiskers are from my fat cat, so they're pretty long.
>
> Chele
>
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> Machele Kindle
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> Arizona State University
> (336) 408-8382
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For in the end, we will conserve only what we love.
We will love only what we understand.
We will understand only what we are taught. - Baba Dioum
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Machele Kindle
Graduate Student
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Arizona State University
(336) 408-8382
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