Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:28:20

Author: Physics Demo Room UofO

Subject: Re: Missing Equipment After AAPT Meeting!


The discharge ball was not with the rest of our equipment when Ben
picked it up. We've contacted Eric at PSU.


On Aug 17, 2010, at 12:39 PM, Sam Sampere wrote:

> Stan,
> We set your stuff aside for your workshop. Didn't you pick it up?
> It was with the Hoberman sphere.
> Sam
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> Hi All,
> We loaned, among other things, our Van de Graff Generator and
> discharge ball for the PIRA demonstration workshops, and our
> discharge ball disappeared afterwards. I looked in the PSU demo room
> and could not find it. Someone may have accidentally packed it up
> with their own things. Funnily enough, it may have been us that
> shipped the boxes away. The discharge ball is on, I believe, a black
> plastic rod and has a red wire with a spade attachment for grounding
> to the VDG (as opposed to a banana plug). We'd appreciate folks that
> brought items to the PIRA workshops to take a quick look through
> their EM gadgets for us. Thanks!
> Best,
> Stan and Ben