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First episode of PBS/NOVA ‘Making Stuff: Stronger’ now available

By / January 20, 2011

Watch the full episode. See more NOVA. NOVA/PBS now has the first episode of the Making Stuff series online (please note that the folks at NOVA/PBS seem to still be tweaking the coding of the video, so if the video does not appear above, click here to go directly to their website) and my initial…

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PBS, NSF to launch four-part materials science extravaganza Jan. 19

By / January 14, 2011

Like materials science? I am assuming you do if you read this blog. So, believe me when I say you should plan on tuning into your local PBS station and relaxing in front of the TV for the next four Wednesday evenings — or set you DVR to record — to watch each of the…

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Monday Materials Mind Candy

By / August 24, 2009

This is another video from Squidie showing an experiment with NOVA, a 10x10x10 3D LED grid system developed by ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). Images (from a webcam) become clear and then vanish as the viewer’s angle changes. The artists behind this experiment say the video doesn’t fully reveal the visual power of NOVA:…

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