Stroboscope

Stroboscope

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Description
PSSC used a simple hand-held stroboscope of this sort to measure small intervals of time. The form was introduced in the late 1950s and remained essentially unchanged over 50 years. This example has 12 slits.
Ref: PSSC, Physics Laboratory Guide (1960), p. 2 (photo of boy holding a hand-held stroboscope).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Stroboscope, hand held
Date made
ca. 1960
maker
Physical Science Study Committee
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
overall: 4 7/8 in x 10 in; 12.3825 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2007.0043.04
catalog number
2007.0043.04
accession number
2007.0043
Credit Line
Gift of Uri Haber-Schaim
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National Museum of American History
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