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How Good is My Graaff?

So you have a Van de Graaff generator and you want to know how good it is? (Yes, that’s two ‘a’s and two ‘f’s after Robert J. Van de Graaff, the inventor). Well, turns out the proof is in the electrical pudding, or rather the electric arcs the Van de Graaff generator can create. I’m not lying! The voltage of a Van de Graaff generator can be measured by its ability to shock you!
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What is a Lab Stand?

One of the most fundamental pieces of science equipment is the lab stand. In this article we explore what each piece of the lab stand is and how it's used. If you're interested in setting up a home or garage lab, take a look.
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