Date: Tue Oct 7 15:58:57 2008

Author: David Maiullo

Subject: Re: Nuclear Chain Reaction Model

Post:

Hi Paul,

Nice video, thanks for sharing.

Why not glue your "keepers" down so they don't become part of the
reaction, and only the neutrons (balls) fly around to set off other
neutrons?

Dave/RU

Paul Nord wrote:
> It appears that there is another fission trigger. Not only do the
> ping-pong balls trigger it, but the "keeper" from the adjacent trap
> flips up and hits the bait. I'll have to try it again with a better
> spacing.
>
> Paul
>
> On Oct 7, 2008, at 1:57 PM, Jerry DiMarco wrote:
>
>> Looks like you had a couple unstable "isotopes" spontaneously
>> decay shortly after the start of the sequence...
>>
>>
>> Jerry
>>
>>
>> At 10/6/2008 11:45 PM, you wrote:
>>
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InKYvr_a_ak
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
>>
>> Jerry DiMarco
>> Manager of Lecture Demonstrations and Instructional Labs
>> Montana State Univ., Physics Dept.
>> Bozeman, MT
>>
>> Our Motto: "Find your inner demo."
>
>

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