Entries for July 2013

Why Calibrate an Instrument?
Proper instrument calibration is key to production quality
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Break the Fossil Fuel Habit in Style!
BMW introduces the i3, its first fully-electric car. Could this be the EV that makes fossil fuel car...
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Solar Cells Don't Grow on Trees ... Or Do They?
Thin film solar cells are lightweight and flexible, but are often made from materials that aren't qu...
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Portable Triple Output Power Supply
Hydra is a triple output smart DC power supply designed for portable system use.   DC voltage a...
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USB Monitoring: Is your PC Safe?
Connecting multiple and more current hungry USB devices to your PC can affect the PC or devices oper...
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Inspiration from Makers
Makers have been around for a long time as evidenced by these series of videos documenting the life ...
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MEMS – Bringing Digital Music to Life
The electronics inside digital pianos.
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World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat
The MS Tûranor, the world's largest solar-powered ship,  became the first boat to travel ...
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Grid, Heal Thyself
What’s so “smart” about a smart grid? In short, it’s the ability to communic...
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Hybrid Electric Plane that Carries 50 Passengers
Engineering students at the University of Virginia have simulated a hybrid electric plane that&rsquo...
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Portable Wireless File Serving on a Budget
Using a portable wireless router and open source software, you can create a portable file server and...
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Solar Mini-Inverters: The Best of Both Worlds
Central inverter vs microinverter: each has its own advantages depending on the situation. CyboEnerg...
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Low Power with High Contrast LCD Displays
Monochrome “memory” LCDs provide high contrast at low power in small size.
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Six Years of iPhone Evolution
More changes inside than out.
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Bright Kid Creates Heat-Powered Flashlight
Fifteen-year-old Ann Makosinski had a bright idea for a flashlight that doesn’t need batteries...
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World's Fastest Motorcycle is Solar Powered
The Lightening SuperBike is the fastest production motorcycle in the world, clocking in at 218 MPH. ...
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Scifiniti Photovoltaic Wafers: Half the Price, Same Efficiency
Scifinitiy hopes that their new manufacturing process will cut the cost of photovoltaics in half wit...
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