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Pauli effect

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Describing the Pauli Effect in further detail

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My Pauli-Effect In Action

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Babylon 5 'The Pauli Effect' .wmv

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Thermoelectric Generation- Peltier Effect

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The Pauli Effect - Budget Gear Demo

The Pauli effect is a term referring to the supposed tendency of technical equipment to encounter critical failure in the presence of certain people. The term was coined after mysterious anecdotal stories involving Austrian theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli, describing numerous instances in which demonstrations involving equipment suffered technical problems only when he was present.
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