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How to “Decap” and Explore ICs

How to “Decap” and Explore ICs

What do you find when you remove the plastic packages protecting ICs?

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Crayola v Generic: Melting Crayons for Science

Crayola v Generic: Melting Crayons for Science

Sometimes you can satisfy your scientific curiosity with a couple of boxes of crayons, some heat, and a little time.

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Use OR Logic to Build a Game Show Circuit

Use OR Logic to Build a Game Show Circuit

Weekend Projects maker Max shows off his version of Game Show Buttons, based on Experiment #21 from Charles Platt’s book Make: Electronics.

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Make: Biosphere — Three years and counting!

Make: Biosphere — Three years and counting!

Way back at the end of March 2007, a couple of MAKE interns sealed the lid on a ghost shrimp and a few snail friends on what the staff thought would be a three-hour tour. Err, I mean a 90-day biosphere odyssey. Yesterday at 16:35:56 marked the end of the third year of our little […]

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