Instructables: exploring - technology - science - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:32:27 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Send Art Into Outer Space http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Send-Art-Into-Outer-Space/
How to Send Art Into Outer Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SMALL.jpg noahw In February of 2014, a small team of employees from Planet Labs came to Autodesk's Pier 9 to tour our workshop and offices. As we walked and talked, we communed over common values, similar interests, and shared our desire to learn from our respective creative communities. What followed from that d...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:08:48 PST
Motor Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Makeover/
Motor Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Does it feel like your motor is a little wound up? Time for a makeover! Motors are everywhere, from appliances to toothbrushes to tools. Just about anything that uses electricity and moves. This exploration takes a look inside them to see how they work and experiment with making a more powerful one....
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 05:55:42 PST
Vacuum Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sound-in-Space-the-Handheld-Version/
Vacuum Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PLKN/IJUCL1SU/FAWPLKNIJUCL1SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PLKN/IJUCL1SU/FAWPLKNIJUCL1SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PLKN/IJUCL1SU/FAWPLKNIJUCL1SU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Need some space and quiet?If you're trying to change your surroundings, maybe you should think about traveling vertically. You know what a car horn sounds like in outer space? Nothing! Sound needs something to move through, and if you take away the air, then you take away sound's pressure wave. An e...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:12:50 PST
Heart Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Dissection/
Heart Dissection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Have a heart! The original pump that is the drumbeat of our lives is an amazing structure. You've seen them on holiday cards, but now it's time for the real thing. A heart dissection is a fascinating experience that is at the core of our circulatory system, and our body as a whole. There our other d...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:38:00 PST
SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL TELESCOPE FOR BEGINNER ASTRONOMERS http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-BUT-PROFESSIONAL-TELESCOPE-FOR-BEGINNER-AST/
SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL TELESCOPE FOR BEGINNER ASTRONOMERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/XFOS/II3F07AG/F44XFOSII3F07AG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/XFOS/II3F07AG/F44XFOSII3F07AG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/XFOS/II3F07AG/F44XFOSII3F07AG.SMALL.jpg BigCthulhu SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL TELESCOPE FOR BEGINNER ASTRONOMERSHere is a really good, and very cheap DIY-telescope for beginner astronomers. The budget is under 15 euros (or 16 $), you only have to spend a small money for the lenses, but this means that the image of your tiny scope will be an excellent, ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:16:10 PDT
Levitation of Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitation-of-Homopolar-Motor/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:19:19 PST
Salt Water Leyden Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Leyden-Jar/
Salt Water Leyden Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/52S2/IJ8Z8QVZ/FI052S2IJ8Z8QVZ.SMALL.jpg Nawman So this is a fancy shmancy Leyden Jar. It's basically a jar filled with salt water with aluminum foil around the outside of the jar. In essence, this is a capacitor, so when you charge the inside (negative) the grounded outside would then become charged as well with the opposite charge of equal valu...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:35:09 PST
Desktop Slayer Exciter With a Proximity Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Slayer-Exciter-With-a-Proximity-Light/
Desktop Slayer Exciter With a Proximity Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/L0HS/IJ8X0FKV/FTIL0HSIJ8X0FKV.SMALL.jpg DewaldK Don't panic.As intimidating as it might sound to build your own miniature Tesla coil, Id like to assure you it really is not all that hard. Here in lies all the simple steps that will eventually give your very own wireless desktop toy.Just a note, in nature this is a easy to medium difficulty projec...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:21:03 PST
Glowing Bacteria Ceparium http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Bacteria-Ceparium/
Glowing Bacteria Ceparium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/9IQO/IJHJPPEJ/F4T9IQOIJHJPPEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/9IQO/IJHJPPEJ/F4T9IQOIJHJPPEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/9IQO/IJHJPPEJ/F4T9IQOIJHJPPEJ.SMALL.jpg Nikaoj Hi again friends! This is my second Instructable and the first one in English! I thought that writing it in English could be good for more people so, here we go!At first sorry for my bad English, I promise to improve it by practicing it on my tutorials.Months ago I saw an instructable in which using...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 08:14:55 PST
Cellular Automata and an Implementation of Conway's Game of Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellular-Automata-and-an-Implementation-of-Conways/
Cellular Automata and an Implementation of Conway's Game of Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/00PM/IIW1XV7B/FHQ00PMIIW1XV7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/00PM/IIW1XV7B/FHQ00PMIIW1XV7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/00PM/IIW1XV7B/FHQ00PMIIW1XV7B.SMALL.jpg cakoch10 As far as I know, there have only been two instructables articles on cellular automata which can be found here and here. Neither article explains what cellular automata are, why they are interesting, or how one can implement them in code. So, I decided to write my own instructable so that others may...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 16:28:58 PST
Interactive model Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko 67P/C-G http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Model-Comet-67PChuryumovGerasimenko-67/
Interactive model Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko 67P/C-G - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/G4H3/IIOWQ5NX/F31G4H3IIOWQ5NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/G4H3/IIOWQ5NX/F31G4H3IIOWQ5NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/G4H3/IIOWQ5NX/F31G4H3IIOWQ5NX.SMALL.jpg RC Lover san How to make an interactive model of the Comet 67P/C-G.The thing that drives me crazy is that if you go to any toy shop in the educational section of it, you can find everything related to the planets/satellites/star that belong to our Solar System, but nothing about the most recent achievement for h...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 15:17:37 PST
Archimedes' Weigh Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Archimedes-Weigh-Scale/
Archimedes' Weigh Scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/ZAY4/IIJKYH0W/FRPZAY4IIJKYH0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/ZAY4/IIJKYH0W/FRPZAY4IIJKYH0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/ZAY4/IIJKYH0W/FRPZAY4IIJKYH0W.SMALL.jpg bhavik zure This project is too old but recently I get chance to make it again. It was my friend’s requirement for science exhibition. He just want to participate so want a simple low cost project. I already did this project in 1998 when I was in school (only difference was I did this with IV bag and now...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 21:51:10 PST
Rock Tests 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Tests-101/
Rock Tests 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Rocks. They just sit around all day, so it's time to put them to the test. And if you thought tests were hard when you were younger, try when you're several million years old! This is a set of rock tests to bring Earth Science to life for the budding young geologist to the expert explorer. A lot of ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:36:39 PST
How to make concrete at home: CoRncrete TU Delft - TfCD (Sam Smits& Zsolt Hayde) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Concrete-at-Home-CoRncrete-TU-Delft-Tf/
How to make concrete at home: CoRncrete TU Delft - TfCD (Sam Smits& Zsolt Hayde) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/BRIB/II6E4BRK/F07BRIBII6E4BRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/BRIB/II6E4BRK/F07BRIBII6E4BRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/BRIB/II6E4BRK/F07BRIBII6E4BRK.SMALL.jpg Zsolt Hayde This instructable helps you to create CoRncrete at home in less then 10 minutes!For more information about the material read the added description document. Ingredients needed: sand, corn starch and waterTools needed: Kitchen scale, mold (which can be put in a microwave), microwave Measure 125g sa...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:15:33 PST
Self-Defeating Fan Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Defeating-Fan-Car/
Self-Defeating Fan Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab On your marks, get set, stay put! Have you ever that get up and not-go feeling? Well this car feels it, too. With a fan in the front and a sail in the back, you'd think it would be the perfect self-contained contraption. After all, it's a sail car that can make it's own wind, right? It wants to go e...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 08:59:27 PST
Design, Assembly, and Verification of a 2D DNA Origami Nanostructure http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Assembly-and-Verification-of-a-2D-DNA-Origa/
Design, Assembly, and Verification of a 2D DNA Origami Nanostructure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/RCLK/IHDP1818/F3XRCLKIHDP1818.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/RCLK/IHDP1818/F3XRCLKIHDP1818.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/RCLK/IHDP1818/F3XRCLKIHDP1818.SMALL.jpg aaronberliner DNA origami is a method of using DNA as a construction material to create two- and three-dimensional structures at the nanoscale. This method involves taking a long single strand of DNA as a base material and using many smaller "staple" strands to fold the long strand in specific places. This techni...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:21:29 PST
Glowstick Dissection and Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowstick-Dissection-and-Painting/
Glowstick Dissection and Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/XSBL/IHRZG87G/FXFXSBLIHRZG87G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/XSBL/IHRZG87G/FXFXSBLIHRZG87G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/XSBL/IHRZG87G/FXFXSBLIHRZG87G.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Behind the ubiquitous decorations for dances parties is a chemist. A big party-loving super-nerd chemist. While glowsticks and other chemoluminescence patents were orginally for the US Navy (probably to party, okay maaaybe for emergency response), they have since sprung up everywhere. This project i...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:20:38 PST
Schlieren Imaging: How to see air flow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Schlieren-Imaging-How-to-see-air-flow/
Schlieren Imaging: How to see air flow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/IYTT/IHF8RALF/FDKIYTTIHF8RALF.SMALL.jpg astroknut This project documents the construction, science, and application of a Schlieren aparatus. In short, a Schlieren system leverages the principal of refraction, and some clever optics to allow for the visualization of differences in density of transparent media. I also made a video for this project th...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:50:57 PST
make ferrofluid http://www.instructables.com/id/make-ferrofluid/
make ferrofluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/5WFB/IH87HRPC/FL75WFBIH87HRPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/5WFB/IH87HRPC/FL75WFBIH87HRPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/5WFB/IH87HRPC/FL75WFBIH87HRPC.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hola amigos, hoy voy a enseñarles a crear algo llamado ferrofluido, es algo realmente entretenido y facil de hacer, como su nombre lo indica es un fluido ferroso que reacciona a los campos magneticos creando formas y movimientos de lo mas divertidas. Materials vamos a necesitar algunas cosas como...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:48:15 PST
A simple protocol for making iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-protocol-for-making-ironII-III-oxide-magn/
A simple protocol for making iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SMALL.jpg raulkaap Hello.In my first Instructable, I am going to describe the synthesis of iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite).Iron(II, III) oxide is a compound which exhibits ferrimagnetism. It has many uses and a lot of them are descibed on the Internet, some of them also on Instructables. The uses of magnetite range f...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:58:05 PST
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-To-Make-Water-Glow/
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SMALL.jpg WorkshopWizard Do you have a party to host soon? Stand out from the crowd at your next get together with these 3 super simple science tricks to make water glow!For all of the following you will need a UV black light. These lights have lots of applications in the sfx and lighting industry, but are also great for yo...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:21:00 PST
The Dream Machine or, How to Be More Awake While You Sleep http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dream-Machine-or-How-to-Be-More-Awake-While-Yo/
The Dream Machine or, How to Be More Awake While You Sleep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4MCQ/IGZJ2AQP/F6C4MCQIGZJ2AQP.SMALL.jpg Baybren This is an inexpensive, DIY, Arduino-powered oneironautics device that allows users to alert themselves when they are in a deep dreamstate, without waking up. In other words, this machine will tell you when you are dreaming, while you are dreaming. Why is this such a big deal? Because, this is the f...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 02:23:32 PST
Smartphone Fundus Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Fundus-Camera/
Smartphone Fundus Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/6VYN/IGWO133L/FF26VYNIGWO133L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/6VYN/IGWO133L/FF26VYNIGWO133L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/6VYN/IGWO133L/FF26VYNIGWO133L.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward IntroMost of us have two of the three major components of fundus camera in out pockets at all times, a CCD camera and a LED light. These of course are on our smartphones. What would happen if we found a way to add the third piece of this equation to our phone, the right lens. This was the central fo...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 12:17:48 PST
Synthesizing Conductive Nylon http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizing-Conductive-Nylon/
Synthesizing Conductive Nylon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Nylon is a popular fiber used to make everything from parachuting material to tights. Maybe you've hear Nylon referenced as a popular thermoplastic or thread. Regardless of how you use it, Nylon is a versatile material that can be made in the lab.In this experiment, I added some bells and whistles t...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 22:08:12 PST
Build a High Power Rocket Nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-High-Power-Rocket-Nozzle/
Build a High Power Rocket Nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GIUT/IGPEK7JD/FBHGIUTIGPEK7JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GIUT/IGPEK7JD/FBHGIUTIGPEK7JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/GIUT/IGPEK7JD/FBHGIUTIGPEK7JD.SMALL.jpg als_liahona Experimental High Power Rocketry is an extreme sport which offers makers a variety of opportunities to utilize their skills, obtain new skills, and explore...well, rocket science! In this Instructable I will introduce one method of making nozzles for Experimental High Power Rocket motors. I will a...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:57:55 PST
RPiScope: a raspberry pi microscope, build from laser cut acrylic parts http://www.instructables.com/id/ARPM-Another-raspberry-pi-microscope-made-from-Ple/
RPiScope: a raspberry pi microscope, build from laser cut acrylic parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KAYX/IGL8IN4W/FDVKAYXIGL8IN4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KAYX/IGL8IN4W/FDVKAYXIGL8IN4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KAYX/IGL8IN4W/FDVKAYXIGL8IN4W.SMALL.jpg Dr H Work in progress. Version: 29 Nov 2015Step 1: IntroductionStep 2: Taking images & example images (have a look on the fly movie)Step 3: Building instructionsStep 4: Reflected light vs. transillumination microscopyStep 5: SVG files and other instructionsIntroductionBased on the RPI camera and LEGO bri...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 14:24:41 PST
DIY Potato Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Potato-Clock/
DIY Potato Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2ZIK/IGCLRZT1/FS72ZIKIGCLRZT1.SMALL.jpg ImanuelEzra567 Hello Everybody!Welcome to my Instructables! This time i will show you how to make Potato Clock.The clock use potato energy not use battery.Hope you like this Instructables,Enjoy! What you need: These are what you need:•Potatoes•Digital Clock with wires/LCD Clock•Copper and Zinc strips•Connecting...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 03:16:11 PDT
Bike Wheel Gyroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Gyroscope/
Bike Wheel Gyroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why is it so much harder to stay up on a stationary bicycle? Why don't Segway tours always fall flat on their faces? How do smartypantsphones know when they're face up? The answers are wheely similar, and all lie in the realm of angular momentum and gyroscopes. They keep spinning things in check. Br...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:12:25 PDT
LED Wave Display http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Wave-Display/
LED Wave Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/M6UD/IFWRPM3O/F4MM6UDIFWRPM3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/M6UD/IFWRPM3O/F4MM6UDIFWRPM3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/M6UD/IFWRPM3O/F4MM6UDIFWRPM3O.SMALL.jpg 17bhuey Led wave displau Materials - Arduino Uno ($25)- 32 x 16 LED Matrix ($20)- Breadboard ($5)- Jumper Cables ($5)- USB A to B Cable ($3)- Computer- 5V 2Amp Power Supply ($10)- A basic understanding of coding in CIn order to create this project, many physical materials are necessary, a lot of which wi...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 08:51:17 PDT
Halloween Projects for Science Lovers http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Projects-for-Science-Lovers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/XVMU/IFO6YS9V/F2IXVMUIFO6YS9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/XVMU/IFO6YS9V/F2IXVMUIFO6YS9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/XVMU/IFO6YS9V/F2IXVMUIFO6YS9V.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx What better excuse for creative hijinks than Halloween, with its pageant of illusion, to re-imagine the wonders of science and technology?We've gathered some Halloween projects that do just that: from green fire to candy glass, smoke rings to fire-emitting scythes, and from a costume that blasts off...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:56:54 PDT
The Most Annoying Sound in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Annoying-Sound-in-the-World/
The Most Annoying Sound in the World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This is the party trick that ends the party. The alarm clock for your siblings that earns you a wedgie. This is THE MOST ANNOYING SOUND IN THE WORLD. It truly is. And it's annoying to difficulty ratio is wonderful. Oh yeah, and it's all because of science. If you're feeling too un-annoyed today, sta...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:34:30 PDT
How To Make Magnetic Slime http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Magnetic-Slime/
How To Make Magnetic Slime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/TPKO/IFMTOS32/F6STPKOIFMTOS32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/TPKO/IFMTOS32/F6STPKOIFMTOS32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/TPKO/IFMTOS32/F6STPKOIFMTOS32.SMALL.jpg ENGL2311 WARNING: Extremely strong magnets are part of experiment. Keep all electronics away while doing this experiment. HAVE FUN! Make sure to read all the instructions before beginning. Please be sure to wear your plastic gloves during the whole experiment. It is not harmful to your skin, this is...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:41:09 PDT
REAL Ghost Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/REAL-Ghost-Detector/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 05:17:58 PDT
Physics Fan Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Physics-Fan-Cart/
Physics Fan Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/06AU/IF0XX83L/FBC06AUIF0XX83L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/06AU/IF0XX83L/FBC06AUIF0XX83L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/06AU/IF0XX83L/FBC06AUIF0XX83L.SMALL.jpg bclamore A common piece of physics lab equipment is a device called a "fan cart." Perhaps you used one yourself when you were in high school of college? A fan cart is essentially a low-friction dynamics cart, commonly used to study motion, momentum, energy, etc., fitted with a motor and propeller or "fan."...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:58:54 PDT
Easy Science Fair Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Science-Fair-Project/
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:43:12 PDT
Simple MagLev Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MagLev-Train/
Simple MagLev Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics One popular science experiment we are often asked about is the magnetic levitating train. We built a basic version of this experiment to highlight some of the challenges and solutions of a project like this. Of course, once you figure out the basic setup we've built here, you could let your imaginat...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:23:06 PDT
Building and Running a Homemade Agarose Gel Electrophoresis http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-and-Running-a-Homemade-Agarose-Gel-Electr/
Building and Running a Homemade Agarose Gel Electrophoresis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/0KMT/IEGXUMYA/FT50KMTIEGXUMYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/0KMT/IEGXUMYA/FT50KMTIEGXUMYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/0KMT/IEGXUMYA/FT50KMTIEGXUMYA.SMALL.jpg Caylee_Collins IntroductionA gel electrophoresis is a tool utilized by molecular geneticists to separate and view different parts of macromolecules such as DNA, RNA, or proteins. This technique works because most macromolecules are negatively charged. When they are placed in the gel wells on the negative end of th...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:45:34 PDT
Easy Cloud In A Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cloud-In-A-Bottle/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:35:34 PDT
6' f8 Newtonian with Sled Focuser on EQ mount http://www.instructables.com/id/6-f8-Newtonian-with-Sled-Focuser-on-EQ-mount/
6' f8 Newtonian with Sled Focuser on EQ mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/LI48/IEFZUMRK/FAILI48IEFZUMRK.SMALL.jpg Astrochef Here is a project of mine, an all-metal build of a 6" f8 telescope and mount. This scope was constructed from salvage, scrap and miscellaneous parts over last winter. This project is pretty far out there in terms of found parts, so I don't expect anyone to immediately set out to find identical parts...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:08:31 PDT
Simulated High Altitude Pressure/Temperature Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulated-High-Altitude-PressureTemperature-Chambe/
Simulated High Altitude Pressure/Temperature Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/B72C/IEA9FOZM/FM1B72CIEA9FOZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/B72C/IEA9FOZM/FM1B72CIEA9FOZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/B72C/IEA9FOZM/FM1B72CIEA9FOZM.SMALL.jpg BrittanyC5 In high altitude ballooning, payloads are sent into the Stratosphere where temperatures reach negative 60° C and pressure is greatly reduced. Since each flight is costly, my research team wanted to build a chamber in which we can run tests on our equipment before sending it up. The goal was to build...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 16:17:06 PDT
Detecting cosmic muons in a simple can http://www.instructables.com/id/Detecting-cosmis-muons-in-a-simple-can/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 03:38:51 PDT
Magic Sand http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Sand/
Magic Sand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/VV6T/IE4DZ6OK/FZRVV6TIE4DZ6OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/VV6T/IE4DZ6OK/FZRVV6TIE4DZ6OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/VV6T/IE4DZ6OK/FZRVV6TIE4DZ6OK.SMALL.jpg TheGeekPub Magic sand is awesome stuff! It's based on hydrophobic material. It's also one of the coolest science projects you can do as a kid. I mean come on. What kid doesn't love this stuff?Magic sand can be bought at lots of places like hobby stores and craft stores, but its super easy to make at home a...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:42:57 PDT
Making Iron Oxide A Different Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Iron-Oxide-A-Different-Way/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:19:40 PDT
Things That Will Glow In Black(UV) Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-That-Will-Glow-In-BlackUV-Light/
Things That Will Glow In Black(UV) Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SMALL.jpg davefhunt Once upon a time Ultraviolet(UV) or "black" Light was reserved for clubs, theaters and science labs. With the arrival of cold cathode lamps and LEDs we can all have some fun. The science bit Ultraviolet light forms part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (first proposed by James Clerk Maxwell: Respe...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:53:18 PDT
Take Micro-Photographs with an Old Student Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Micro-photographs-with-an-Old-Student-Microsc/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:35:18 PDT
Beetle Dissection and Mounting http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetle-Dissection-and-Mounting/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:42:37 PDT
Remixed Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Remixed-Homopolar-Motor/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:39:16 PDT
Side-Bending Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bending-Goggles/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:33 PDT
Using a Smartphone for Low Level Science Field Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Smartphone-for-Low-Level-Science-Field-Wor/
Using a Smartphone for Low Level Science Field Work - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/XQEO/IDRLG9BI/F2RXQEOIDRLG9BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/XQEO/IDRLG9BI/F2RXQEOIDRLG9BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/XQEO/IDRLG9BI/F2RXQEOIDRLG9BI.SMALL.jpg Ammelanoleuca This is my first instructable writing about something that's not a hobby. How exciting! But also a bit scary...I don't have much experience in doing environmental field work besides some 'mock' field work assignments I've had to do for some classes, so feel free to leave comments and suggestions - I...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:13:10 PDT
Balloon Launch toward SPACE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Launch-toward-SPACE/
Balloon Launch toward SPACE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/NII6/IDRP4CK9/F21NII6IDRP4CK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/NII6/IDRP4CK9/F21NII6IDRP4CK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/NII6/IDRP4CK9/F21NII6IDRP4CK9.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct We launched a balloon with cameras and GPS into the sky above Whitehorse. It floated +100,000 ft up into the stratosphere, popped, and returned to Earth safely via parachute. The goal was to see if we could actually send something toward space.That was the easy part. Getting it back was a whole othe...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:17:54 PDT