March 10, 2022 Added an MIT paper with a theoretical model for the way a lifter (ion propulsion system) works.
February 15, 2021 How to communicate between a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino using serial USB.
October 31, 2020 Added videos for designing and making low and excessive voltage capacitors.
September 12, 2020 New DIY multi-range gauss/mT meter for measuring magnetic fields.
February 3, 2020 Added more suggestions and methods page for getting your crystal radio to work.
September 28, 2018 How to convert an ATX/computer power provide to 1 you need to use, together with with USB.
August 31, 2018 How one can make a zoetrope, a easy and fun to make animation demonstration.
July 26, 2018 Downloadable templates for corona motor (as requested) and pinhole digicam at new RimstarOrg store.
June 30, 2018 Producing hydrogen using an electrolyzer for filling a balloon.
May 31, 2018 Added a video on the poster board pinhole camera, together with extra tips for using it.
May 20, 2018 Tips on how to make a pinhole digicam from a single sheet of poster board.
April 24, 2018 Particulars added about energy when using servo motors with a Raspberry Pi and a Maestro board.
April 18, 2018 The right way to make a coil gun using an electric fly swatter.
March 31, 2018 Very helpful 3D printed magnetic holder for helping fingers.
March 7, 2018 By request, added a schematic to the Tesla coil web page.
March 3, 2018 Up to date the listing of commercially available solar cookers.
February 28, 2018 Created and added an in depth video on how a Wimshurst machine works.
February 1, 2018 Added a video about my CR-10 3D printer: how it works, setting up, stuff printed.
January 24, 2018 My wonderful CR-10 3D printer, a useful tool for future projects.
January 20, 2018 Ontario microFIT program web page updated to replicate the end of this system.
December 22, 2017 How to regulate a servo motor using a Raspberry Pi and a Maestro board.
December 3, 2017 Find out how to make a USB energy cable – good for powering electronics projects.
November 20, 2017 Make a gauss meter to detect magnetic fields and their polarity.
November 13, 2017 Simple to make LED flashlight, the RattleGen.
November 4, 2017 By request, added some dimensions for making the tomato can Stirling engine.
October 31, 2017 New page all about working with pin headers when making electronic circuit boards.
October 26, 2017 Extra particulars about calculating the area on the coil design/inductance web page.
October 19, 2017 Added Visual Studio for Home windows assist to the backpropagation neural network example.
October 9, 2017 New page about net metering for solar programs.
September 21, 2017 Completely rewrote the page on attaching BB-8’s head due to many improvements.
August 27, 2017 New web page about setting the angle in your solar panels.
August 12, 2017 Ion wind rotor – how-to-make and demonstrations.
July 23, 2017 Digital circuit on a potato chip – a macrochip as an alternative of a microchip.
July 11, 2017 Details of a 500kV Van de Graaff generator.
July 3, 2017 How ion propulsion works in lifters and ionocraft.
June 19, 2017 New page that answers what floor is, family ground in this case.
June 4, 2017 Replaced the remote control for BB-8 with an Android phone app Bluetooth one.
Could 21, 2017 Main enhancements to the section on neural network frameworks and services.
May 11, 2017 Major enhances to the calculator for sizing a solar array for off-grid photo voltaic systems.
Could 9, 2017 Added how to seek out the dimensions the orange circles on BB-8’s ball.
Might 6, 2017 Added new page about my curie temperature motor.
April 26, 2017 Added a video displaying the LC circuit resonance in motion and doing instance calculations.
April 17, 2017 New capacitance calculators page for parallel plate and crylindrical caps.
April 2, 2017 Added a video about detailing, lighting and painting BB-8.
March 28, 2017 Added extra calculators to the web page about LC resonant circuits and
added links to analysis papers about copper oxide solar cells.
March 11 2017 Methods to connect to a Raspberry Pi by way of WiFi/wireless.
March 5 2017 Added a video of the Pepper’s ghost in action along with how-to-make directions.
February 28, 2017 Pepper’s ghost on a smartphone.
February 22, 2017 How to attach a Raspberry Pi to a router via Ethernet.
February 8, 2017 New Raspberry Pi section begun – How to hook up with a Pi straight.
January 21, 2017 Added to and organized the electronic symbols web page.
January 14, 2017 By request, added dimensions for the gravity light’s picket frame.
December 14, 2016 Added demonstrations of loading and saving the neural community to the backpropagation example.
December 10, 2016 Added extra ideas for making Kelvin water droppers.
December 6, 2016 The way to develop a large crystal from a small seed crystal.
November 25, 2016 Large gyroscopes using vinyl information and a gyroscopic precession demonstration.
November 21, 2016 Added full details of detailing, lighting and painting BB-8.
November 13, 2016 BB-8’s now painted! Animated GIF uploaded of it in motion.
November 6, 2016 Updated the photo voltaic section with the newest microFIT pricing.
November 1, 2016 New video about designing a coil for a specific inductance.
October 22, 2016 New page on coil design and inductance, including an inductance calculator.
October 3, 2016 Added inductors/coils and transformers to the electronic symbols web page.
September 28, 2016 New electronics page about LC resonant circuits.
September 21, 2016 Added the schematic for the Cube flyback excessive voltage energy supply.
September 20, 2016 New video – extra demos and making measuring voltage for my smoke precipitator.
September 14, 2016 By request I did voltage measurements for my electrostatic smoke precipitator.
September 4, 2016 Find out how to take away the motor and chuck from a cordless drill.
August 28, 2016 Added a listing of the parts I had to buy for my BB-eight (v2) droid, giving an concept of the fee.
August 23, 2016 Added a video on the IMU/gyro for my BB-8 (v2) droid and demoing it.
August 12, 2016 Added an IMU/gyro to assist stabilize my BB-8 (v2) droid.
August 7, 2016 Added major neural community overview web page: what are they, examples, libraries, …
July 24, 2016 Neat demonstration of lightning in a bottle.
July 17, 2016 Added how one can make a spiral coil for a small Tesla coil.
July 10, 2016 Making BB-eight (v2) – Half 3 video, reattaching the pinnacle to the new fiberglass ball.
July 5, 2016 Added a page with the BB-eight droid’s dimensions to assist anybody making one.
June 18, 2016 Added a low friction excessive voltage check rig.
June 11, 2016 Added a how one can make an ornithopter video.
June 5, 2016 Curie temperature experiment – demonstration and the science.
Could 30, 2016 By request, made BB-eight (v2)’s 3D model obtainable for download.
May 21, 2016 New – ornithopter, a wing flapping flying machine.
Could 15, 2016 Main enhancements to the page about using a digital scale.
Could 9, 2016 How I added three layers of fiberglass to the BB-8 droid’s ball.
April 22, 2016 Added a video explaining and demonstrating the backpropagation neural community.
April 14, 2016 Added the power for you to strive the neural community yourself!
April 9, 2016 Added components listing and assembly diagram for BB-8’s drive electronics.
April 3, 2016 Added a neural community software program libary I wrote for folks to play with.
March 30, 2016 Added piezo buzzer receiver circuit diagram for wireless transmission of electricity.
March 23, 2016 New – Added a donation page with methods to donate to/support RimstarOrg.
March 20, 2016 New – Tips on how to make a bottle rocket.
February 27, 2016 Added new BB-eight (v2) droid video displaying it in action and half 1 of creating it.
February 21, 2016 New rollers for BB-8 (v2) and STL files for 3D printing BB-8’s gears.
February 15, 2016 How I added magnets to the BB-eight droid so the head can keep on.
February 7, 2016 New ideas and tips web page for getting your crystal radio to work.
January 30, 2016 New page all about BB-8’s drive electronics.
January 25, 2016 The design and making of my BB-8’s RC receiver to Arduino converter circuit.
January 15, 2016 By request, I added a bit about the place to get piezoelectric crystals.
December 27, 2015 Added a video of my BB-8 (v2)’s drive system inside the bottom of the ball.
December 22, 2015 SpaceX makes historical past by landing 1st stage rocket again to Earth whereas also putting a payload into orbit.
December 13, 2015 Motors, batteries, gears, … added to the BB-eight droid (v2).
December 7, 2015 Progress made on BB-eight droid (v2) – working motor drive system.
November 27, 2015 The photoelectric impact, a neat science experiment.
November 23, 2015 Blue Origin successfully launched a rocket to the edge of house and vertically landed it again.
November 15, 2015 New how-to-make page for my massive Stirling engine and
an excellent working Stirling engine from someone in Germany.
November 14, 2015 Added video explaining how powering using atmospheric electricity works.
November 7, 2015 Producing electricity using atmospheric electricity.
November 1, 2015 Added energy and efficiency calculations to the gravity mild pages.
October 23, 2015 Scarier sound for ScareDuino for halloween by using Adafruit’s Audio FX Sound Board.
October 19, 2015 Photo voltaic panels broken with shattered glass and lightning.
October 11, 2015 A ball cyclotron, together with easy methods to make it.
October 3, 2015 Added MOSFETs to the electronics symbols for schematics page.
September 26, 2015 Added dimensions to the section on making a Wimshurst machine.
September 18, 2015 Added more how-to-make details, together with a step-by-step video, for the BB-eight droid (v1) and
added extra details about the homemade amplifier for my laser communicator.
September 12, 2015 My first homemade BB-8 droid from the brand new Star Wars movies.
September 10, 2015 Began a gravity mild gallery. More homemade gravity lights wanted!
September 5, 2015 New web page dedicated to Wimshurst machines generally.
August 28, 2015 Sunflower heat engine now working in sunlight… plus a how-it-works video.
August 23, 2015 New sunflower heat engine utilizing a espresso bag.
August 13, 2015 Bought much better sound from my laser communicator and photoresistor setup.
August 9, 2015 New page on using my laser communicator to transmit to a photoresistor.
August 1, 2015 How one can make a flat plate capacitor for a Tesla coil.
July 26, 2015 Tips on how to make an alcohol stove using soda cans.
July 18, 2015 Planetary Resources’ A3R spacecraft deployed from the International Area Station.
July 12, 2015 Added Hero’s steam engine video – making it and exhibiting it in motion.
July 2, 2015 Very straightforward to make steam engine – Hero’s steam engine.
June 27, 2015 New video on how I made the laser communicator.
June 21, 2015 DIY/homemade laser communicator.
June 12, 2015 New DIY/homemade capacitor for my small spark hole Tesla coil.
June 6, 2015 Learn how to transmit sound utilizing sunlight – the photophone.
May 30, 2015 Added a photo and video of powering a TEA laser utilizing a Wimshurst machine.
Might 22, 2015 New spiral major coil for my small spark hole Tesla coil.
Might 16, 2015 Detailed video on the right way to make my small spark hole Tesla coil.
Might 3, 2015 Blue Origin successfully launches their New Shepard spacecraft to the edge of space.
April 14, 2015 By standard request… a small spark gap Tesla coil.
April 8, 2015 Ad Astra gets funding for next generation VASIMR 100 hour ion propulsion rocket.
April 6, 2015 Piezoelectric electrostatic generator made from a BBQ ignitor.
March 30, 2015 Extracting chlorophyll from spinach and fluorescing it with sunlight and my TEA laser.
March 23, 2015 Recent house news from Mars One, Google Lunar X Prize and Astrobotic Technology.
March 15, 2015 Enjoyable with an Arduino and a speech synthesizer.
March 14, 2015 Added fuses and meters to the electronics symbols for schematics page.
March 11, 2015 Added a schematic and more details to the DIY 24 volt power supply page.
March 5, 2015 Powering a Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) using an electric fly swatter.
February 27, 2015 Updated solar shade finding iPhone and Android apps.
February 20, 2015 Using an electric fly swatter as a excessive voltage source.
February 11, 2015 Details about making a Stirling engine’s displacer using steel wool.
February 6, 2015 How-to-Make video for wireless transmission of electricity and a calculation spreadsheet.
January 30, 2015 Massively up to date clarification of photo voltaic panel specs (maximum power present, voltage, …).
January 26, 2015 Made a video explaining how the triboelectric impact works.
January 22, 2015 New page about the triboelectric impact and with the triboelectric collection table.
January 1, 2015 Added a transistor safety part to the 30kV excessive voltage power provide web page.
December 21, 2014 Fun with DIY wireless transmission of electricity.
December 13, 2014 Added a test for the effect on water conductivity on the Kelvin water dropper.
December 7, 2014 How one can make a pinhole digicam for viewing the solar or simply having enjoyable.
November 29, 2014 Recent information from SpaceX, Bigelow Aerospace, Planetary Resources and NASA.
November 22, 2014 Measuring photo voltaic panel’s open circuit voltage and quick circuit present.
November 15, 2014 The right way to make the Arduino controlled skull, includes the source code.
November 8, 2014 ScareDuino, my shoulder mounted, Arduino controlled skull.
November 1, 2014 Enhanced part on how to get a lifter/ionocraft to fly.
October 25, 2014 Added the Copenhagen solar cooker to the photo voltaic cooker comparability page.
October 17, 2014 Making holograms with plastic pyramid – consists of Princess Leia and a flying pterodactyl.
October 12, 2014 How I made a simple photo voltaic panel to be used in a video.
October 11, 2014 Domestic content requirements have been faraway from the Ontario microFIT program.
September 28, 2014 Joule thief circuit powering a clock as an alternative of the standard LED or CFL.
September 17, 2014 SpaceX and Boeing win the contracts from NASA to carry crew to and from the ISS.
September 7, 2014 Added a diagram and an improved clarification for solar noon to the web page on finding true south.
August 29, 2014 Many extra details added concerning the gravity gentle version 2.
August 22, 2014 New gravity light version 2 that runs for longer and gives more light.
August 9, 2014 New video showing how the corona motor (v2) was made.
August 3, 2014 New most important corona motor page with clarification of how it really works and a more highly effective motor.
July 21, 2014 Extra symbols added to the electronic symbols for schematics web page.
July 14, 2014 Tips on Fresnel lens and box photo voltaic cookers.
July 4, 2014 New page on digital symbols, plus a video on how to read a schematic.
June 28, 2014 New video showing step-by-step how I made the nitinol wire/shape reminiscence alloy inchworm.
June 22, 2014 Made a nitinol wire/form reminiscence alloy inchworm that walks!
June 15, 2014 Large replace to turning a Laptop monitor right into a excessive voltage power supply.
June 8, 2014 Experimenting with nitinol wire (form reminiscence alloy).
June 1, 2014 Added particulars and example about solar panel specs.
Might 19, 2014 Tons more details added to the multiplier part of the how-to-make 30kV power supply page.
Could 17, 2014 Video on find out how to learn music and to adapt it to the 555 timer music player and the straw trombone
May 12, 2014 New excessive voltage power supply with easier to seek out components.
April 28, 2014 Added Q&A about batteries and motors to the Van de Graaff generator FAQ page.
April 19, 2014 Enhanced the gravity light to power three LEDs and run for 8 minutes – video included
April 14, 2014 Gravity gentle (homemade) that powers an LED utilizing a slowly falling mass
April 6, 2014 Making music devices with drinking straws – a trombone and a trumpet
March 29, 2014 New calculator for determining how many photo voltaic panels you want.
March 23, 2014 Moving things with sound – Helmholtz resonators
March 18, 2014 Much improved voltage drop calculator for photo voltaic energy system wiring.
March 10, 2014 Cleansing up smoke with a DIY electrostatic/smoke precipitator!
March 2, 2014 Added Van de Graaff generator FAQ (Often Asked Questions) web page.
February 13, 2014 Added laser diodes to Star Wars TIE Fighter and Star Trek Enterprise models.
February 9, 2014 The mysterious ball bearing motor – the best way to make one and how it really works.
February 2, 2014 Video about fixing my 30kV high voltage energy supply.
January 25, 2014 Added a simple to make use of voltage drop calculator for solar energy system wiring.
January 19, 2014 Repaired piano/keyboard key – encouraging repairing as a substitute of throwing away.
January 13, 2014 Make a simple corona motor (or electrostatic/atmospheric motor)
January 3, 2014 Astrobotic plans to go to lunar skylight in October 2015.
December 14, 2013 New 2025 Mars crew landing date, Lockheed-Martin and SSTL selected for 2018 mission studies.
December 8, 2013 Added ion propulsion to a Star Trek Enterprise mannequin!
November 30, 2013 Two new ion propulsion videos added, together with one with a Star Trek Enterprise mannequin!
November 20, 2013 How I did the linkage for my massive Stirling engine.
November 17, 2013 In regards to the thermoelectric effect (Peltier and Seebeck effects), and making ice.
November 5, 2013 The place to get a power supply to your lifter/ionocraft (an typically requested question.)
November 1, 2013 Peltier module cooling efficiency testing.
October 30, 2013 Added particulars on the Google Lunar X Prize.
October 16, 2013 A straightforward to make laser – TEA laser.
September 30, 2013 Updated with the latest microFIT pricing and photo voltaic panel costs.
September 21, 2013 New how-to-make excessive voltage energy supply video plus more added.
September 6, 2013 Awesome new music participant I made for the 2013 Ottawa Mini-Maker Faire.
August 18, 2013 Learn how to make your personal electrolytic capacitors.
August 10, 2013 Make a simple AM radio transmitter.
August 3, 2013 DIY amplifier for taking part in the crystal radio on a loud speaker.
July 21, 2013 New Stirling engine for out of doors use with concentrated photo voltaic from Fresnel lens.
June 29, 2013 Find out how to power a Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) utilizing a joule thief circuit and AA batteries!
June 22, 2013 Many more “how it’s made” particulars added for the 555 timer chip music player.
June 2, 2013 Concentrated photo voltaic energy experiments with giant fresnel lens, photo voltaic cell and cooling.
Might 26, 2013 Franklin’s bell science mission – how to make it.
Might 17, 2013 Methods to make musical instruments utilizing a 555 timer chip circuit, a pencil and paper.
May 5, 2013 How to make a diode using a razor blade and a pencil for use with a crystal radio.
April 28, 2013 Updates to path-to-area page and added the Mars One settlement plans.
April 23, 2013 New section – Science and Electronics Tasks!
March 25, 2013 Major updates to electret making, together with new constructive check outcomes and
video detailing how to determine charge polarity utilizing an electroscope.
March 11, 2013 Updated the calculation for a microFIT system given decrease photo voltaic panel prices.
March 8, 2013 A portable crystal radio using a loop antenna coil!
February 12, 2013 Step-by-step video on how you can make a Kelvin water dropper, including troubleshooting.
February 2, 2013 Make static electricity from falling water – the Kelvin water dropper.
January 21, 2013 Bigelow to supply inflatable module to NASA for Internationl House Station.
December 26, 2012 How to use earbuds/iPhone earpods with a crystal radio.
December 10, 2012 Giant, enclosed photo voltaic panel made from transistor photo voltaic cells.
December 2, 2012 New page all about crystal earpieces for crystal radios, including homemade.
November 17, 2012 Suggestions for weatherproofing transistor solar panel.
November 12, 2012 Methods to test for piezoelectric audio system in reward playing cards without damaging them.
October 20, 2012 New Half 2 The best way to Make a Van de Graaff Generator video with lots of ideas and enhancements.
October 13, 2012 Van de Graaff generator as Faraday cage experiment.
October 7, 2012 New the right way to make a Stirling engine and the way it works video and a few tips.
September 15, 2012 The way to make a piezoelectric crystal speaker from scratch.
August 30, 2012 New How a Crystal Radio Works video (very detailed).
August 11, 2012 Mini solar tower (version 7) with a tower this time!
August 5, 2012 Details of and my experience with the commercially obtainable, and glorious, Copenhagen solar cooker.
July 27, 2012 Find out how to repair a solar panel whose glass has been shattered.
July 20, 2012 By request, added a crystal radio amplifier step-by-step how-to-make video.
July 16, 2012 Ontario solar Feed-in Tariff program Version 2.0 rules finalized and accepting purposes.
July 13, 2012 Finally, a fresnel lens powered “photo voltaic tower” turning a paper turbine.
July 6, 2012 New – How a Joule Thief Works video!
June 29, 2012 Methods to get a piezoelectric igniter from a lighter and how it really works.
June 25, 2012 Repaired digital camera tripod leg – encouraging repairing instead of throwing away.
June 22, 2012 Updated Copenhagen solar cooker – extra development, aiming and adjusting, movies, …
June 18, 2012 Copenhagen solar cooker – A great solar cooker that’s straightforward to make or inexpensive to buy.
June 15, 2012 New video – Day within the Life of an Off-Grid Photo voltaic Installer.
June 13, 2012 DIY photo voltaic pool heating system in Sardinia, Italy.
June 8, 2012 The joule thief – getting power from useless batteries.
June 4, 2012 A comparability of various photo voltaic cookers.
June 1, 2012 A simple amplifier for my crystal radio – features a how-to-make video.
May 28, 2012 Added air changes per hour setting to solar home simulator and evaluation at bottom.
Might 25, 2012 SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft efficiently berthed on the International House Station.
May 22, 2012 Photo voltaic metropolis Ottawa – a pattern of the many different types of systems in our northern metropolis.
Might 17, 2012 Figuring out cost utilizing an electroscope and electrostatics and magnetism video.
Might 14, 2012 Rain water harvesting for flushing toilets and
Added point out to lift evacuated tubes off roof for snow accumulation.
Could 11, 2012 Bigelow to use SpaceX for getting to/from their area station.
Might 7, 2012 Tips for aiming things (solar cookers, PV panels, photo voltaic air heaters, …) at the sun.
Could 5, 2012 Chosen business photo voltaic cookers – ones you can buy.
April 30, 2012 Taught my first photo voltaic cooking class – course handout, tips and photographs are here.
April 27, 2012 Planetary Resources to start prospecting near Earth asteroids by or in 2014.
April 23, 2012 Detailed introduction to solar cooking.
April 20, 2012 Beefed up the section on Van de Graaff generator belts.
April 16, 2012 Cell full off-grid solar power system on a trailer.
April 13, 2012 SpaceX’s first launch to the International House Station is set for April 30th.
April 9, 2012 Artwork’s hybrid photo voltaic oven that can brew percolating espresso and likewise fry and bake.
April 6, 2012 Solar panel made from transistor solar cells powering a calculator.
April 5, 2012 Information – Astrobotic broadcasts Polaris mission to moon’s north pole.
April 2, 2012 The fun with crystal radios that I’ve had over time – together with my how-to-make video.
March 30, 2012 The way to make a photo voltaic cell utilizing a power transistor.
March 26, 2012 Sizing and choosing batteries for an off-grid photo voltaic power system.
March 23, 2012 Considerably lowered costs for Ontario photo voltaic Feed-in Tariff program and
a new excessive voltage probe video, including taking it apart.
March 20, 2012 Neat software made by Guy for reducing photo voltaic air heater cans.
March 19, 2012 Figuring out your energy needs for an off-grid solar energy system.
March 16, 2012 New voltage, current, airflow video for a lifter plus extra enhancements to these pages.
March 12, 2012 A more detailed off-grid solar power system diagram and components descriptions.
March 9, 2012 New step-by-step construction video for a lifter (non-typical propulsion).
March 5, 2012 Started a section devoted to off-grid solar power.
March 3, 2012 Improved the heat transfer/loss calculator,
added Suntuf and twin wall glazing to the insulation desk, and info about U-worth and conversion to R-value.
February 27, 2012 All about heat switch, loss and acquire, examples, and a calculator.
February 24, 2012 Video of modified CooKit photo voltaic cooker contruction and use in below freezing weather.
February 21, 2012 Diagrams and extra tips added to making a computer monitor excessive voltage power supply and
added an explanation of why piezo crystals present positive and destructive spikes.
February 20, 2012 Photo voltaic cooked in under freezing weather: soya rice vegetable concoction and
the modified CooKit photo voltaic cooker that was used.
February 13, 2012 Finished the off-grid photo voltaic system battery mainentance pages and
SpaceX to go to the Worldwide Area Station in late April.
February 11, 2012 My improved How a Van de Graaff Generator Works video – with all the physics.
February 6, 2012 How you can measure a solar system’s battery bank voltage.
January 30, 2012 Particulars about amp hour meters for photo voltaic power systems.
January 23, 2012 Photo voltaic cooked gluten-free pumpkin sourdough bread/cake recipe.
January 19 2012 Made a step-by-step video of getting a piezoelectric crystal from a BBQ ignitor.
January 17 2012 How to use a hydrometer to measure the particular gravity of solar system batteries.
January 16 2012 Winter outcomes for David’s DIY PEX coil solar water heater.
January 10 2012 A warning about window masking photo voltaic air heaters.
January 9 2012 Inexpensive iPhone and Android apps for doing solar shade analysis.
January 6, 2012 My fancy DIY shade finder software for doing photo voltaic site surveys and the best way to read a Solar Chart.
December 19, 2011 New photo voltaic cooker – the Modified CooKit solar cooker!
December 14, 2011 Solar cooked winter solstice sourdough sunshine cake recipe and
reflector aiming methodology utilizing distant viewing trick.
December 12, 2011 New photo voltaic cooking recipe part, beginning with no-knead bread and pizza crust.
December 7, 2011 Baffle photo voltaic air heaters for odd shapes and
multiscreen screen photo voltaic air heaters.
December 2, 2011 New video for the simple DIY software for finding 12 months spherical shading.
November 25, 2011 Step-by-step methods to make a Rochelle salt piezoelectric crystal and
a brand new video on testing Rochelle salt piezoelectric crystals.
November 22, 2011 Blue Origin reveals a few of its orbital space plans and so
added Blue Origin to the trail to House.
November 18, 2011 New web page about my Cansolair installation and
a video detailing elements of the owner-put in Enerworks solar thermal/scorching water system.
November 11, 2011 Discovering solar shading/impediment issues and
a easy DIY device for locating yr spherical shading.
November 4, 2011 Detailed video tour of the owner-put in Enerworks photo voltaic thermal/hot water system.
November 1, 2011 An proprietor-installed Enerworks photo voltaic thermal/hot water system.
October 27, 2011 JP Aerospace flies Tandem airship to file height to the edge of house.
October 24, 2011 Nuclear fusion including quantum tunnelling – and a brand new video.
October 20, 2011 Photo voltaic air heater with selectable input and output paths.
October 17, 2011 New detailed photo voltaic off-grid house video tour – a big system.
October 11, 2011 Started an insulation table for solar/renewable energy DIYers.
October 5, 2011 Passive solar house (well… box) simulator stable version uploaded.
October 3, 2011 Introduction to insulation: convection, conduction, radiation, R-values.
September 29, 2011 SpaceX reveals how they will make their Falcon 9 rocket reusable.
September 24, 2011 Getting began page added to assist newcomers to renewable vitality tasks.
September 14, 2011 The right way to restore issues… beginning with a knapsack and a bicycle lock key.
September 5, 2011 Varied strategies for locating true south for aligning solar collectors.
August 26, 2011 Video explaining nuclear fusion within the solar and how it offers us solar power.
August 25, 2011 Data logs added for Man’s DIY can solar air heater.
August 23, 2011 Updated absorber and glazing subsections on predominant solar air heater page and
added schematic to homemade 24 volt power supply web page.
August 16, 2011 Man’s DIY can photo voltaic air heater with measured financial savings for two seasons and
utilizing an hour meter to measure runtime for solar heating methods.
August 12, 2011 Very efficient/fascinating commercial solar air heater, Lubi.
August 10, 2011 First success with a car sunshade solar cooker!
August 8, 2011 August area information – Atlas V rocket chosen for Boeing’s Crew House Transportation capsule.
August 4, 2011 Distinctive DIY solar scorching water system utilizing a PEX spiral coil/solar oven collector.
July 28, 2011 The right way to design reflectors for solar cookers (and other issues.)
July 27, 2011 July space information – SpaceX’s Dragon scheduled for December docking with ISS and
Bigelow shifting on to BA 330 (330 cubic meter) inflatable habitat growth.
July 22, 2011 Full details on how I designed my fresnel lens and mirror solar cooker.
July 14, 2011 Fresnel lens AND MIRROR photo voltaic cooker; cooking from below and with out goggles!
July 12, 2011 Where not to put a chlorinator in a solar pool heating system.
July 11, 2011 Mini photo voltaic tower model 5 partially rotates a small paper turbine.
July 5, 2011 Mini solar tower model four now as much as 165C (330F) plus.
Also added Don’s prototype fresnel lens photo voltaic cooker.
June 25, 2011 Mini solar tower for producing electricity using fresnel lens.
June 18, 2011 About sunlight seize areas for solar cookers as a begin to a
new part on designing solar cookers.
June 17, 2011 All about fresnel lenses – or what I learned making my photo voltaic cooker!
June 10, 2011 Fried an egg for lunch with my fresnel lens photo voltaic cooker!
June 7, 2011 The best way to make a Van de Graaff generator.
June 5, 2011 Bruce’s characteristic wealthy fresnel lens photo voltaic cooker.
June 1, 2011 My new fresnel lens photo voltaic cooker!
May 27, 2011 DIY photo voltaic air heater types and
miscellaneous additions to the principle photo voltaic air heater page.
Could 26, 2011 Rain water powered piezoelectric generator lighting an LED!
Could 22, 2011 Derelict rear projection Tv = two new solar cookers!
Could 20, 2011 Extracting and testing piezoelectric disks from present cards.
Might 11, 2011 Firsts and mishaps in solar cooking – started a solar cooking log.
Might 6, 2011 Complete video of the design, development and use of my cone solar cooker.
Might 5, 2011 How to mount a transistor to a heatsink.
April 29, 2011 News about SpaceX’s $75 million award from NASA for launch escape system… and planetary lander and
minor updates to the “path to area” since issues keep occurring.
April 28, 2011 Details of AccuCut machine used for making electric rocket.
April 25, 2011 Sizing steps added for DIY solar pool heating hose/tube length.
April 16, 2011 Started photo voltaic cooking! Nothing beats solar cooked rice from
a homemade solar cooker.
April 11, 2011 The best way to make a solar finder for pointing a solar cooker at the sun.
April 6, 2011 More shower on/off valve water use assessments, foot pedal activation concept, …
April 5, 2011 SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy added to the ‘path to house’ page because of latest bulletins and
added news merchandise re the Falcon Heavy to main house page.
April 4, 2011 2 gallons/7.6 litres for a full shower?! Yup. See the desk of instances and calculations.
April 1, 2011 Methods to size a DIY or industrial photo voltaic pool heating system.
March 31, 2011 Vaccum energy tapping design page now has normal concept at high.
March 29, 2011 Ran throughout an excellent Ontario microFIT (PV feeding the grid) video.
March 25, 2011 The Airship to Orbit program – a novel technique to go from Earth to area.
March 18, 2011 How to use a watt meter to save lots of electricity!
February 18, 2011 Save water and heating costs through the use of a low stream shower head!
February 11, 2011 Much added to the ‘path to area’ page because of recent announcements and
added news item re Astrobotic Expertise’s moon plans.
February 7, 2011 Extra methods to clear snow off solar panels (plus added diagrams.)
February 4, 2011 Photo voltaic snow pre-melter experiments.
February 2, 2011 New Ontario Industrial Feed-in-Tariff (CFIT) program for renting of roofs/property for photo voltaic methods.
January 25, 2011 Helping in melting snow off photo voltaic panels with strips of black tape and
a brand new most important winter photo voltaic issues web page.
January 20, 2011 Added a primary ‘House’ page.
January 19, 2011 Worm bin temperature measurements in mid-winter.
January 18, 2011 Life like analysis of the way forward for people in house.
January 17, 2011 Made a really full video about heat retention cooking.
January 10, 2011 More data on just about everything to do with DIY photo voltaic air heaters and
added varieties and CSA Performance Components for business photo voltaic air heaters.
December 22, 2010 New essential effectivity and conservation page and
how one can do heat-retention cooking – cook lengthy grain brown rice with 10 minutes on the stove instead of 45!
December 16, 2010 New foremost composting web page and started doing inexperienced bin composting for the winter.
December 3, 2010 Ideas added for DIY dry cuprous oxide solar cells.
December 2, 2010 Revised how the vacuum power tapping idea calculates house power density.
December 1, 2010 Ontario microFIT/Match Feed-in Tariff program particulars (as much as $0.802/kWh). (Up to date Dec 13 – See News)
November 18, 2010 Easy methods to sq. a frame for a solar array.
November 15, 2010 Barium titanate doorknob capacitor propulsion experiment!
November 12, 2010 A lot improved Part 2 video for solar air heater temperature management and new assembly images.
November 7, 2010 Ample detail, circuits and videos on temperature control for photo voltaic air heaters!
October 4, 2010 In the testatika, the electric area is through the horseshoe magnet itself and never the hole between the legs.
September 10, 2010 New very detailed report of the DIY spiral hose sort of solar pool heater in Tuscany!
Additionally, now introducing RSS assist for rimstar.org! Click on the button above.
August 26, 2010 Ontario’s microFIT program now paying $0.642/kWh for non-roof techniques.
August 15, 2010 DIY spiral hose kind solar pool heater in Tuscany!
August 14, 2010 Extra details about photo voltaic pool heating control and automation.
July 15, 2010 New high voltage, infinitely adjustable horizontal rotating check platform.
June 24, 2010 Diagrams and concepts for the testatika principle experiment.
June 14, 2010 Customer report, “Testatika demonstration with over 30 engineers”.
June 12, 2010 Better mixing method for Barium Titanate capacitors: Ok=27!.
May 15, 2010 Demonstration of charge holding in vacuum power capacitor (work-in-progress).
Might 7, 2010 More particulars on Ontario’s $0.802/kWh Feed-in Tariff program and
spreadsheet calcs present lower voltage wanted for vacuum vitality tapping and
convincing evidence of mesh at middle of 3kW testatika machine.
April 21, 2010 Making Barium Titanate capacitors for a high dielectric fixed.
April 16, 2010 More likely rationalization for what the testatika 3kW machine’s sectors consist of.
March 21, 2010 Calculated required voltage for particle creation from vacuum energy and
a brand new design thought from how this may be going on in the testatika.
March 16, 2010 Last a part of off-grid cottage size/sort system on a motor dwelling added.
March 9, 2010 Added AC and battery wiring to off-grid cottage size/kind system on a motor dwelling.
March 5, 2010 Derived surprisingly good components for vacuum vitality tapping theory calculations.
March 2, 2010 Added photo voltaic panel wiring, together with to cost controller and battery description web page.
February 27, 2010 Very, very detailed desciption of installation of off-grid cottage dimension/type system on a motor residence.
February 23, 2010 First vacuum energy tapping theory calculations.
February 16, 2010 New video about inductive charging using an electroscope and
major updates to vacuum power principle.
February 8, 2010 First vacuum energy tapping concept experiments.
February 3, 2010 Fuller clarification of the vacuum power tapping idea.
February 1, 2010 Vacuum power tapping concept and designs (experiments in progress.)
January 12, 2010 Feed-in Tariff program replaces Standard Offer Program in Ontario for photo voltaic power and
added Matrix Power’s products to photo voltaic air heater manufacturer info.
December 16, 2009 High voltage power supply with constructive, unfavourable and ground AT The same TIME!
December 14, 2009 Excessive voltage Adverse voltage multiplier.
November 27, 2009 Major updates to photo voltaic air heater producer information!
November 14, 2009 A new 312,000 PV photo voltaic panel photo voltaic farm in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada!
November 6, 2009 Testatika HV pulsing of magnets and changing to low voltage DC!
October 10, 2009 Added a video of how I harvest my worm castings (poop)!
October 6, 2009 My tips for doing container gardening in our parking lot.
September 5, 2009 New food section, my rising efforts starting with… broccoli!
September 2, 2009 Some current testatika work with 276mm disk and insulated HV plates.