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Build, Hack, and Deploy Detectors to Measure Solar UV Radiation

  Sunlight is essential for our survival, but too much of a good thing can sometimes be harmful. That certainly applies to the invisible ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths of sunlight, for too much exposure to UV can cause sunburn and even skin cancer. …

Remaking History: James Watt and the Flyball Governor

In 1764, scotsman James Watt grew thoughtful as he tinkered with the machinery associated with his job as a steam engine technician. The main problem with those early steam engines, called Newcomen engines, was that they were terribly inefficient. They…

Watch These Makers Transform a Wheelchair into an Interactive Bumblebee Costume

Central Florida Maker groups use their diverse skills to create an interactive Bumblebee costume in only 3 weeks for a Magic Wheelchair recipient.
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Build A Water Quality Tester You Can Hear

Can you be electrocuted in the bathtub? Sure — but only because the water’s not pure. Many people don’t realize that absolutely pure water doesn’t conduct electricity. This is because the hydrogen and oxygen atoms don’t have free electrons. In a typica…

Document Your DNA With A Raspberry Pi Gel Imager

Capture your bio-experiments with a Raspberry Pi gel imager
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Celebrate 150 Years Of The Periodic Table By Tying 200,000 Tiny Knots

A macrame masterpiece!
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Hacking The Oculus Go For High Performance VR

A few quick mods and you can streamline your go
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Macramé Periodic Table of Elements

Celebrate 150 years of Mendeleev’s breakthrough periodic table by tying 200,000 tiny knots

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Exploring the Wonders of Practical Engineering

Learn about the built and physical world around you and gain both a greater understanding and deeper sense of wonder in the process.
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Visualizing How Current and Voltage Behave in a Mag Loop Antenna

Ace electrical engineer, Jeri Ellsworth, is back to deep-nerding science and technology on YouTube.
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