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Asset Type:Video Clip
File Type(s):wmv,mov
Duration:00:00:28
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Title: Static Scarf
Description: The air is so dry here at McMurdo that anything that gets charged, stays charged. Moist air quickly discharges objects because the water in the air picks up charge from an object and quickly flies away, taking charges with it. This does not happen here. We are constantly getting shocks from our clothing, our bedding and when we exit vehicles.
Location:Alaska, Arctic, North America
Keywords:static, electricity
Projects:Antarctic, Chasing Science in Antarctica
Links:Dispatch: Static Scarf
Created By:Exploratorium
Copyright:2009 Exploratorium, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Attribute As:Created for the Ice Stories project, © 2009 Exploratorium

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