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INvenTERVIEW – David Merrill

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Finally, I found the time to type up my 2nd INvenTERVIEW, where I interview great friends and people, who I have met on my path at MIT and my carreer. I try to show a more personal and different point of view than usually shown in the media. Many more shall follow! Enjoy. INvenTERVIEW – […]

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Maturaarbeit von HTL-Schuelern als Museumsobjekt in den USA

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Unterkaerntner Nachrichten Artikel: Die Maturanten der HTL Wolfsberg, Bernhard Heine und Markus Dohr, haben sich in ihrer Diplomarbeit mit dem Thema Stroboskop-Phänomene auseinandergesetzt und ein Lichtblitzgerät gebaut, mit dem man Tropfen „einfrieren“ kann. Dieser so genannte „Piddler“ ist seit einiger Zeit in North Carolina (USA) im Hickory Museum oft Art zu bestaunen. Bernhard Heine und […]

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The OLPC laptops will arrive in 10 days!

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On Monday things cleared up when I spoke with Adam Holt from the OLPC Foundation, situated right across the street in Kendall Square. Yesterday I sent the check for the 15+15 Laptops to the foundation: I was ensured that I will receive the laptops in 10 business days. Just in time, when I will be […]

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INvenTERVIEW – Stephen Steiner

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Stephen Steiner at Los Alamos National Laboratory holding a silica aerogel in his hand Birthday: 26th of March, 1982 Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin “Talk about some extreme chemistry! As if aerogel weren’t exciting enough, here we are in our fourth year of making the world’s lowest density solid in zero-gravity. So what’s the big deal? Why […]

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Strobe-Kit Intro

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In the next weeks my students and I will show you, how to build your own Multi-Flash. Here, a great example of a multi-flash photograph (Harold E. Edgerton): Tennis Player The famous "Piddler" also relies on a built-in strobe! STROBE KIT – Intro Components: · Printer board · 3 potentiometers · 1 LCD · 1 […]

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Exhibition in North Carolina

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What a day it was, yesterday! The opening of the High-Speed Photography exhibition in North Carolina certainly was an event! (Photo Courtesy of Martin Waugh). Many of the big names in this art were visiting the opening: Martin Waugh, who was an exhibitor at 2fast4u in April 2007, but who I never met in person […]

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The Piddler is Complete!

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We are off to North Carolina to present the piddler to the Hickory Museum of Art for the opening of their High-Speed Photography exhibition (details will follow). We are so proud! The Team (from left to right: Bernhard Heine, DI Daniel Pressl and Markus Dohr). Links: 2fast4u HTL Wolfsberg Piddler

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MIT Climbing Competition Video Compilation

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YEAH! Part II: In the 3nd video you can follow the amazing chair challenge: Sit down on a chair. Climb underneath the chair, come back out on the opposite side and sit back down. Without! ever touching the floor! Five people have been able to do this so far! Can you do it!?

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Mammut gave me a 15 feet tall Mammut!

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I organized this years MIT Climbing Competition (5th and 6th of April). Many sponsors gave us good things. Mammut gave us a 15 feet tall inflatable Mammut: MIT Climbing Wall Facebook Event Many climbers were giving their best yesterday and the competition will continue all day, today. We will conclude the event in the evening […]