Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:46:03 PST BLOX v1.01 Receiving Images From Passing Weather Satellites (NOAA and METEOR M2) Using a Cheap SDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiving-Images-From-Passing-Weather-Satellites-N/
Receiving Images From Passing Weather Satellites (NOAA and METEOR M2) Using a Cheap SDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SMALL.jpg scihouse While everyone knows that there are satellites in orbit, most people don't think much of them or their capabilities, beyond making the TV work. But many of the satellites in orbit aren't just used for TV broadcasts. From weather imaging, to collecting science data, to relaying information between pr...
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:04:58 PDT
Cool Science Fair Project! How to Make a Homopolor Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Homopolor-Motor/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:40:29 PDT
BioMONSTAAAR's Heating and Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/BioMONSTAAARs-Heating-and-Cooling-System/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:22:11 PST
Make a Radio Telescope With Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Radio-Telescope-With-Raspberry-Pi/
Make a Radio Telescope With Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/CBHJ/JCKV0QF2/F9LCBHJJCKV0QF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/CBHJ/JCKV0QF2/F9LCBHJJCKV0QF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/CBHJ/JCKV0QF2/F9LCBHJJCKV0QF2.SMALL.jpg ElectricSpace It is really easy to get an optical telescope. You can just buy one from a manufacturer of such telescopes. However, the same cannot really be said of radio telescopes. Usually, you have to make them yourself. In this Instructable, I will show how to build a radio telescope. Getting the Parts In ...
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:32:43 PST
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
Convert a bar of soap into fatty acids http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-bar-of-soap-into-fatty-acids/
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Sun, 1 May 2011 07:46:16 PDT
How to Make a Free Energy Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Free-Energy-Generator-for-Projects/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19:08:31 PDT
Toothpick Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothpick-Shooter/
Toothpick Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/646B/FJ64CCE2/FJ3646BFJ64CCE2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/646B/FJ64CCE2/FJ3646BFJ64CCE2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/646B/FJ64CCE2/FJ3646BFJ64CCE2.SMALL.jpg coolis50 In this Instructable I will show you how to make a toothpick shooter... yes, I did not invent this... but, I modified it so it is simpler for you out there to make it I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT YOU DO WITH THE SHOOTER Things you need: 1) Razor knife 2) Tape (any kind) 3) Clothespin ...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2008 10:18:36 PDT
Multipurpose Solar Desalination Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Solar-Desalination-Plant/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 08:41:30 PDT
Free TV! The Makings of a Frankenstein Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-TV-the-Makings-of-a-Frankenstine-Antenna/
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:35:52 PST
how to make a simple lemon battery http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-lemon-battery/
how to make a simple lemon battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/LW4T/H8CVKBGC/F0MLW4TH8CVKBGC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/LW4T/H8CVKBGC/F0MLW4TH8CVKBGC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/LW4T/H8CVKBGC/F0MLW4TH8CVKBGC.SMALL.jpg mb inventor thin instructerbule will show you how to make a simple lemon battery first what you will need for your battery lemon wire galvinised nail  a peice of thick copper wire battery tester what you will need to do is put your nail into the lemon about 3cm in then grab your copper peice and stick ...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:05:19 PDT
Giant Wave Model! http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Wave-Model/
Giant Wave Model! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/37DP/IGCJLUNF/F2037DPIGCJLUNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/37DP/IGCJLUNF/F2037DPIGCJLUNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/37DP/IGCJLUNF/F2037DPIGCJLUNF.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why hello there, I didn't see you waving! With your new gargantuan wave model, you'll never have to miss a wave again. Transverse, interference, standing waves, nodes, this lovely science giant has got it all. Put it up in a classroom, at a homemade science museum, or to wow your auntie at the next ...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:51:33 PDT
An extremely simple and effective vacuum pump http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-vacuum-pump-in-the-world/
An extremely simple and effective vacuum pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/P5VO/HOKSCO7S/FV8P5VOHOKSCO7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/P5VO/HOKSCO7S/FV8P5VOHOKSCO7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/P5VO/HOKSCO7S/FV8P5VOHOKSCO7S.SMALL.jpg luani I will show you how to make a very simple but effective venturi vacuum pump out of cheep laboratory material. You will need several minutes to make it. The principle of this pump is that when the water flows through the vertical tube, the vacuum is generated at the horizontal tube.This type of pump ...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 13:53:44 PST
Flower Dissection! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Dissection/
Flower Dissection! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/7R4G/I916FKAL/FAV7R4GI916FKAL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/7R4G/I916FKAL/FAV7R4GI916FKAL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/7R4G/I916FKAL/FAV7R4GI916FKAL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab When you get a biologist flowers, they may not stay intact. For beautiful things we see every day, there is actually an amazing amount to discover by not only stopping to smell the roses, but look inside them too. In our case, we're going to dissect lilies! Time to put the petal to the metal. What: ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:21:39 PDT
Simple Rideable Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rideable-Hovercraft/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2007 14:57:53 PDT
350kv Van de Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/350kv-Van-de-Graaff-Generator/
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:16:54 PDT
Desktop Cube (Windows only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Cube-Windows-only/
Desktop Cube (Windows only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JGBJ/FTY4BLDJ/FA2JGBJFTY4BLDJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JGBJ/FTY4BLDJ/FA2JGBJFTY4BLDJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JGBJ/FTY4BLDJ/FA2JGBJFTY4BLDJ.SMALL.jpg mrmoneybagss Have you ever wanted to make your desktop have a little something special? Have more than one desktop? Or just show off your awesomeful desktop to your friends. Well, you're in luck!This instructable will make you have a desktop cube, it is something like Linux's multi-desktop program.Your specs sho...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2009 15:20:15 PDT
Mindflex Duel Bluetooth Arduino FIO Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mindflex-Duel-Bluetooth-Arduino-FIO-Hack/
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 13:19:22 PDT
DIY Stirrer/Hot Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-StirrerHot-Plate/
DIY Stirrer/Hot Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/W6B6/GJ6EVAN9/FQJW6B6GJ6EVAN9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/W6B6/GJ6EVAN9/FQJW6B6GJ6EVAN9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/W6B6/GJ6EVAN9/FQJW6B6GJ6EVAN9.SMALL.jpg amaloney All research areas, be it physics or chemistry or biology, will require at some point in time a stirrer and or a hot plate or a stirrer hot plate combo. These things are quite expensive even when they are barebones devices. If you want one that has PID temperature control, than tack on an extra orde...
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Fri, 21 Jan 2011 09:11:42 PST
Hydrolize Corn Starch into Dextrose (Glucose Syrup) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrolize-Corn-Starch-into-Dextrose-Glucose-Syrup/
Hydrolize Corn Starch into Dextrose (Glucose Syrup) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/V67V/HHOFNW9C/FLGV67VHHOFNW9C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/V67V/HHOFNW9C/FLGV67VHHOFNW9C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/V67V/HHOFNW9C/FLGV67VHHOFNW9C.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov In this instructable, I will show you how to convert corn starch into glucose syrup. The following steps are involved: Hydrolyze corn starch with dilute sulfuric acid and heat as a catalyst. Create calcium carbonate using baking soda and dehumidifier. Neutralize hydrolized mixture using...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:02:42 PDT
supercharged lemon http://www.instructables.com/id/supercharged-lemon/
supercharged lemon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/Y509/FEMY3DK8/FKKY509FEMY3DK8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/Y509/FEMY3DK8/FKKY509FEMY3DK8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/Y509/FEMY3DK8/FKKY509FEMY3DK8.SMALL.jpg s8 build a lemon-powered flashlight!normally it takes 3 lemons to get an LED slightly glowing...with this design you can make a single-lemon-powered flashlight that will run for weeks!!!credits:it was developed during the exhibition "Cooking and Constructing" at Platform21joule thief design prepare t...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2008 13:46:04 PDT
How to over-ride a shutdown virus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-over-ride-a-shutdown-virus/
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Fri, 19 Mar 2010 05:28:08 PDT
how to make quick lime and slaked lime http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-quick-lime-and-slaked-lime/
how to make quick lime and slaked lime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif nerdhero17603 this is how to make quicklime out of seashells and then make slaked lime which is a good mortar and putty and paste . to make quicklime all the materials are as followed 1)a container of some sort 2)any lime product(i use seashells) 3)water 4)time i guess?? Quick lime is a corrosive acid so be VERY ...
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Mon, 11 May 2009 11:31:25 PDT
Jello Refraction Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Jello-Refraction-Experiment/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:47:29 PST
Let's Build a Water Rocket That Can Fly 1000 Feet High! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Build-a-Water-Rocket-That-Can-Fly-1000-Feet-H/
Let's Build a Water Rocket That Can Fly 1000 Feet High! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/VOYU/JAIJL03N/FVLVOYUJAIJL03N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/VOYU/JAIJL03N/FVLVOYUJAIJL03N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/VOYU/JAIJL03N/FVLVOYUJAIJL03N.SMALL.jpg RaketfuedRockets Water Rocketry is a relatively unknown but awesome hobby. Why? Because you are able to build really good performing rockets without any expensive equipment or tools. We are a small team of students from Germany who have been building water rockets for almost seven years now. In this long time, we ha...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:33:47 PST
Organic Hydroponics / Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-Hydroponics-Aquaponics/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 13:37:59 PST
How to use a slide rule http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-slide-rule/
How to use a slide rule - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XDJ0/FG4AQW4R/FF8XDJ0FG4AQW4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XDJ0/FG4AQW4R/FF8XDJ0FG4AQW4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XDJ0/FG4AQW4R/FF8XDJ0FG4AQW4R.SMALL.jpg legionlabs I was going to enter this into the "Party like it's 1929" contest because slide rules:- Were used in 1929 (and earlier, but never at parties I'm afraid)- Are an intrinsically easy to replicate technology; once you know how it works, you can trivially replicate it on any medium, such as soup cans, ra...
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Sun, 11 May 2008 21:48:55 PDT
An inexpensive Photometer and Colorimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Inexpensive-Photometer-and-Colorimeter/
An inexpensive Photometer and Colorimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SMALL.jpg Dr H Version 08-May-2016What is this instructable about?The aim of this project was to construct a simple and inexpensive device that allows the measurement of the color composition of a solution, i.e. a colorimeter, and/or its optical density, i.e. a photometer.It is intended be an educational tool for ...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:20:02 PDT
Paper Airplane Walkalong Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper_Airplane_Walkalong_Glider/
Paper Airplane Walkalong Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/HU6I/FRXUSN6R/FD3HU6IFRXUSN6R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/HU6I/FRXUSN6R/FD3HU6IFRXUSN6R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/HU6I/FRXUSN6R/FD3HU6IFRXUSN6R.SMALL.jpg walkalongaviation What's a walkalong glider? Here's a video of a completed paper airplane walkalong glider on a 42 second "cross country" soaring flight: This paper airplane design was fabricated from 100% reused materials, from the 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper to the 96cm X 75cm corrugated cardboard salvaged from ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:22:46 PDT
How to Markerless GPS Based Augmented Reality. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Markerless-GPS-Based-Augmented-Reality/
How to Markerless GPS Based Augmented Reality. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 This Tutorial will walk you through making a markerless augmented reality app with Vuforia and Unity 3D. The app will work for Android or IOS as long as your phone has a compass and Gyro. This tutorial is geared towards beginners so anyone should be able to follow along. This is not what Vuforia is ...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:24:35 PST
How to make Small wind turbine homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Small-Wind-Turbine-Homemade/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 04:03:18 PDT
Electricity Generation from Piezoelectric element http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generation-From-Piezoelectric-Element/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 02:19:46 PDT
Be a Scientist: Build an Electrostatic Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-a-Scientist%3a-Build-an-Electrostatic-Motor/
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Thu, 12 Jan 2006 15:32:01 PST
Make a Simple Portable Tesla Coil! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Portable-Mini-Tesla-Coil/
Make a Simple Portable Tesla Coil! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OE9A/IVO4DKSY/FGQOE9AIVO4DKSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OE9A/IVO4DKSY/FGQOE9AIVO4DKSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OE9A/IVO4DKSY/FGQOE9AIVO4DKSY.SMALL.jpg CCX191 IntroductionI've made this Tesla Coil in reference and inspired by José Davēd's video: "DIY Tesla Slayer Exciter Coil Tutorial Mini How to Build Easy Circuit Explanation" I find that his circuit seems to work really well so I wrote this instructables and also redraw the circuit appropriately since h...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:25:42 PST
Make Piezo Generator! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Piezo-Generator/
Make Piezo Generator! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/0HYO/ILZG5SSY/F970HYOILZG5SSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/0HYO/ILZG5SSY/F970HYOILZG5SSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F97/0HYO/ILZG5SSY/F970HYOILZG5SSY.SMALL.jpg dkdls09 Using a piezoelectric element can make a piezoelectric generator.- piezoelectric- wire- LED- Sticker A, B Wires connected to the piezoelectric. 1. Fitted with a wire on the piezoelectric.2. Fitted with sticker(A) on the wire.3. Fitted with sticker(B) on the sticker(A). Press the piezoelectric....
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:27:17 PDT
The Physics of Car Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Physics-of-Car-Safety/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:39:11 PDT
How to Make Armstrongs Mixture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Armstrongs-Mixture/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 07:35:24 PST
Volcano Explotion http://www.instructables.com/id/Volcano-Explotion/
Volcano Explotion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/72UH/HMVJBG8X/F6P72UHHMVJBG8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/72UH/HMVJBG8X/F6P72UHHMVJBG8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/72UH/HMVJBG8X/F6P72UHHMVJBG8X.SMALL.jpg VolcanoExplotion5   You'll probably ask what did we create for our science fair. We made a volcano... but, why did we do a simple volcano? It's easy, well... volcanos are not a simple thing, I mean, they are not just a rupture in the surface which allows hot lava and volcanic ashes. Generally, they're formed at the...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 19:49:38 PDT
awesome MOT power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/awesome-MOT-power-supply/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:44:44 PST
Stoichiometry http://www.instructables.com/id/Stoichiometry/
Stoichiometry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/SVPO/GBOTJMDF/FZ6SVPOGBOTJMDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/SVPO/GBOTJMDF/FZ6SVPOGBOTJMDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/SVPO/GBOTJMDF/FZ6SVPOGBOTJMDF.SMALL.gif joosh I was looking around Instructables and saw many chemistry related Instructables, so I thought one on stoichiometry would help. Basically stoichiometry (my definition) is the study of amounts in relation to a chemical reaction. Stoichiometry is the base for all modern chemistry. The method I'm going ...
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Sun, 18 Jul 2010 22:22:38 PDT
how to make calcium carbide! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-calcium-carbide/
how to make calcium carbide! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M660/FRXWGUS8/FW1M660FRXWGUS8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M660/FRXWGUS8/FW1M660FRXWGUS8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M660/FRXWGUS8/FW1M660FRXWGUS8.SMALL.jpg Danielro10 Building a carbide furnes. for this project you will need chipped lime crushed charcoal a carbon rod a welder when makeing carbide you dont want to use powdered lime as it will blow out of the furnes, you need some thing thats denser. your charcoal also should not be too fine or it will be blow...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2009 15:46:56 PDT
IOT based Radio Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Telescope/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:15:22 PDT
Make your own Volcano http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Volcano/
Make your own Volcano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/JUD3/HIW8C0CJ/FVPJUD3HIW8C0CJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/JUD3/HIW8C0CJ/FVPJUD3HIW8C0CJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/JUD3/HIW8C0CJ/FVPJUD3HIW8C0CJ.SMALL.jpg Instructable Ninja This is an instructable on how to make your own small scale volcano. You will need :- A volcano -You can use clay or if you're in a hurry to make your volcano, use a mound of dirt outside. A container that 35mm film comes in or similar size container. Red and yellow food coloring (optional) Vi...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 03:33:01 PDT
Using Falstad's Circuit Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Falstads-Circuit-Simulator/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2009 13:57:02 PST
¡Cómo convertir tu smartphone en un microscopio digital por menos de $10! http://www.instructables.com/id/-10-Smartphone-a-la-conversión-microscopio-digital/
¡Cómo convertir tu smartphone en un microscopio digital por menos de $10! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RBVX/HTGFCE6U/FCDRBVXHTGFCE6U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RBVX/HTGFCE6U/FCDRBVXHTGFCE6U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RBVX/HTGFCE6U/FCDRBVXHTGFCE6U.SMALL.jpg Yoshinok El mundo es un lugar interesante, pero de cerca es fascinante. A través de la lente de un microscopio se pueden encontrar detalles que nunca se podrían ver de otra manera. Pero ahora puedes verlos de manera facilísima.Este instructable le mostrará cómo construir una base por alrededor de $10 que va...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 08:42:27 PDT
How to build a simple yet effective airsoft grenade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-yet-effective-airsoft-grenad/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 09:41:50 PST
Magnetic Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Fluid/
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:29:57 PDT
Soda Can Hydrogen Generator for Alternative Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/SODA-CAN-HYDROGEN-GENERATOR/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2007 15:24:22 PDT
Inside Pulsejet Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-Pulsejet-Engines/
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:41:30 PDT
Egg shell geode - crystals http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-shell-geode-crystals/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:56:20 PDT