Archive for date: May 19, 2015

Capsule Review: The Adafruit Ultimate GPS Module

May 19, 2015 | Amateur Science, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I picked up an Adafruit GPS module while at the Maker Faire. It’s a cool little module. I had a couple of old GPS modules: a Parallax PMB 648 and a Garmin 89, but this one is pretty nifty: It is small. It is breadboard friendly. It has a one pulse per second (1PPS) output […]

Rheoscopic Fluid (mica in suspension)

May 19, 2015 | Amateur Science, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I mentioned in my Maker Faire wrap up post that I had spoken with Ben Krasnow, the science guru behind the Applied Science Youtube channel. If you haven’t watched his videos, by all means, go over there and give it a whirl. Between playing with chemicals, low temperatures, rockets, X rays, and electron microscope, it’s […]