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Augmented Reality on the iPhone

March 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Augmented Reality, or AR, is when the interns ask “Hey, is that a unicorn in the RainyDayGarden?” or exclaim “Cool! A whale is breaching in the [...]

Nano Cannon Stirling engine

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Glenn, a very nice fellow over in the UK, pings us every so often when he has something cool. The coolness factor of Glenn’s things is what makes us believe that they [...]

AcuRite PWS Installation

October 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

We were all set to head down to NYC for Pepcom’s preview of hot gadgets for the upcoming Holidays. However, the crazy torrential rain on Wednesday morning plus the [...]

AcuRite Personal Weather Station

September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here in New England we do not have to contend with forest fires, multi-year droughts, frequent tornados, flash floods, or earthquakes. We do, though, have our share of [...]

Jupiter On Your Desktop

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Any DIY project that combines science and craft—math and stained glass, fluid dynamics and woodworking—are intriguing for the RainyDayProject folks. A while back, we [...]

The Science Behind Pixar

June 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Museum Of Science (MOS) had a reception recently for the opening of The Science Behind Pixar. MOS was nice enough to invite us to check out the exhibit. We brought along [...]

Starlight Instruments – FeatherTouch

June 15, 2015 // 2 Comments

Six years ago we installed a Starlight Instrument’s FeatherTouch micro focuser onto a 10″ Meade telescope. A micro focuser is probably one of the most [...]
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