Holograms are cool. And despite the sophistication of the human eye, holography, which has been around since the 1800’s, is still something that manages to dazzle. Today, thanks to the internet, we are able to easily recreate these photographic ghosts that magically hover for educational purposes. Cue in middle school maths / science teacher Riley Laird who also leads a film studies elective and was transitioning from 2D to 3D effects in film.
As it turns out Mark McElroy and myself happened to be working on building a prism that makes much of this magic possible (see video below)