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PacSci DIY: 3D Hologram Illusion Projector

by | Apr 25, 2018

PacSci DIY: 3D Hologram Illusion Projector

If you’ve ever been to Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion and rode on the “doom buggies,” you may have wondered, “How did they make the ghosts dance in the ballroom?” or “how did they project a hologram of Michael Jackson at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards?” Find out in this episode of PacSci DIY, where we’ll construct our own 3D hologram illusion projector and some of the science behind holography.

What you’ll need:

Below you’ll find links to a printable template that will help you construct your own hologram projector and videos for the holograms.

Download a template from

Compatible hologram videos on Youtube.