Monthly Archives: January 2011

REAL Space Legos!

So, MAKE Magazine has this on their current cover: That’s a Lego Mindstorms NXT computer and other Lego pieces on a spacecraft. “Cool!” my labmate and I thought upon seeing this. “Satellites made out of Legos!” Well, it turns out … Continue reading

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My Favorite Theory

Scientific theories are cool and complex beasts: you observe some data or think about previous results, formulate an idea about how the world behaves, and then test out how well that idea holds up in the presence of more observation … Continue reading

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