Monday, 5 May 2014


  • A marionette is a puppet controlled from above using wires or strings depending on regional variations. A marionette's puppeteer is called a manipulator.
  • Marionettes are operated with the puppeteer hidden or revealed to an audience by using a vertical or horizontal control bar in different forms of theaters or entertainment venues.
  • They have also been used in films and on television. The attachment of the strings varies according to its character or purpose. More

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Night-time mirages

The conditions for producing a mirage can take place at night. Under most conditions these are not observed. However, under some circumstances lights from moving vehicles, aircraft, ships, buildings, etc. can be observed at night even though, as with a daytime mirage, they would not be otherwise observable