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Or that a kaleidoscope with a clear faceted lens (so that the colors and patterns are created by the objects seen through the tube) is more properly called a teleidoscope?
She believed kaleidoscopes possessed transformative powers and once tested her theory by aiming a teleidoscope, which has a clear lens on the end, at a plate of egg yolks and cigarette ashes.
A Local Life: Cozy Baker, 86; Outlook of kaleidoscope collector was transformed by beauty T. Rees Shapiro 2010
Sep 18, 10: 46 AM Duluth educator hopes anti-gay vandalism becomes teaching moment John Burnside dies at 91; gay rights activist, teleidoscope inventor Los Angeles Times
Duluth educator hopes anti-gay vandalism becomes teaching moment John Burnside dies at 91; gay rights activist, teleidoscope inventor Los Angeles Times
John Burnside, a gay rights activist and the inventor of the teleidoscope, died earlier this week at 91.
john commented on the word teleidoscope
“A teleidoscope is a kind of kaleidoscope. Unlike other kaleidoscopes, teleidoscopes have a lens and an open view, so they can be used to form kaleidoscopic patterns from objects outside the instrument, rather than from items installed as part of it.�?
January 25, 2009