Monthly Archives: August 2010


One very useful tool for the amateur scientist is the digital camera. Lots of things can be recorded or documented with a camera. But sometimes it is difficult to position the camera to get the view needed. That is where … Continue reading

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A while back I joined the local pyrotechnic organization. The meetings have been quite interesting. The speaker at one meeting operates a company that makes custom rocket motors, mostly for the military. His talk was on the design of composite … Continue reading

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