Speed of Light and Segway

This week, I continued to work on the lab that was to measure the speed of light. We recorded four different measurements at a furthest distance of  140 meters. At this point, there was a lot of noise in the background and it was hard to read on the oscilloscope. After this, it was the last day for experimenting. We went the full distance of the hallway, 100 meters. This made the total distance 200 meters because the laser was bounced off of the mirror. We were able to line up the laser back to the recording device, however, the light from the laser was too weak at this point to be picked up by the recording device. At this point the Speed of light lab was complete.

Also, the segway has made some serious progress. It can now balance itself without any human help. The next step is to make it move forward without tipping.

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