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The Surefire FirePak: A Smartphone Science Studio Lighting Solution

As smartphone cameras take on an ever-more sophisticated role in the science classroom, the technical limits of phone photography become more apparent. Luckily, a dose of strong light can overcome many problems as well as provide access to a world unseen by … Continue reading

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The Carson HookUpz 2.0: The Missing Link Between Camera and Eyepiece

Over the years I have held digital cameras and phones up to the eyepieces of telescopes, spotting scopes, binoculars, and most often microscopes to take pictures, capture video, and stream imagery to projectors and TVs. In all cases the idea … Continue reading

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Barometric brainstorming

There is an old physics joke about a professor who gave a test that included a question that required to the student to explain how to measure the height of a tall building using a barometer. In essence, the punch … Continue reading

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