Ever wonder what those disc-shaped objects on top of some buildings as well as on the roofs of some houses are? Those are called parabolic dishes and they are designed in such a way that radio waves are reflected from the surface of the dish to a focal point in front.
A parabolic dish coated with a reflective material can act like a magnifying lens that concentrates the light into a single point, thus creating intense heat. You can then use the heat for cooking or any other purpose that requires high temperatures.
In this DIY tutorial video, the author will show you how to make your own parabolic mirrors using space blankets as your reflective material. Parabolic mirrors can be used for different purposes like telescopes, holographic projection, or solar power. Now, let’s build this exciting project and start harnessing the power of the sun.
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