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The PiKon telescope is an open source, 3D printed, Raspberry Pi telescope supported by a growing community of amateur scientists.
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Use an Arduino and an H-bridge motor circuit to build an automatic can crusher
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Turn your compressed air rocket launcher into the perfect lift-off for a glider. Perfect for testing out different wing and tail configurations.
Here's an easy loudspeaker project. Build the moving-coil, direct-radiation transducer that has rocked our world for 90 years.
An IV Swinger can be used to track the efficiency of solar panels. Learn how one maker made his own.
No batteries, no switches — this analog meter is powered by the sunshine it’s measuring.
This tin foil instrument can control a 555 timer and add interesting audio effects based on the principle of capacitance.
Mummify a banana to make sure that you will have a snack waiting for you in the afterlife. This project is Pharaoh approved.
Make your own vacuum pump for less than $25.
You'd think there'd be something like a dual set point thermostat on the market already, but it doesn't look like there is. Guess you'll just have to make one.
Use a laser pointer with a DIY oscillating optical fiber pendulum to detect and record movements of the Earth.
Build a giant vortex air cannon made from PVC pipe, plywood, and tarps that disassembles to fit inside a medium sized car.
A boom stick is the perfect jump scare delivery system.
Learn about the physics of air movement with a vortex cannon that blows smoke rings when you thump it.
This sky tracking platform matches the eath's rotation in the simplest way possible. A basic regulator circuit powers a DC gear-head motor, which turns a pair of gears that engage a curved length of threaded rod, and makes the hinge open at...
Use household items to build an inexpensive water-powered rocket that can soar at 100mph.
Build the simple surveyor’s instrument that made the first accurate maps on Earth.
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