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Use Your Microwave and Chocolate to Measure the Speed of Light

Use Your Microwave to Measure the Speed of Light

Use Your Microwave to Measure the Speed of LightCan your microwave oven really measure the speed of light? Yes, it can be done. And since many of the suggested experiments also involve chocolate, it will be done. Oh yes, it will be done.

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4th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area

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Re-Make America

Following on President Obama’s call to “begin again the work of remaking America”, Maker Faire 2009 will be organized around the theme of Re-Make America. Held in the San Francisco Bay Area on May 30-31, Maker Faire celebrates what President Obama called “the risk takers, the doers, and the makers of things.” The fourth annual Maker Faire will showcase individual creativity and grassroots innovation in the largest festival devoted to DIY culture and technology in the country.

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