Hunting for life on Mars assisted by high-altitude balloons

Will bacteria-laden high-altitude balloons help us find life on Mars? Today’s eclipse should bring us closer to an answer. image c/o NASA / Ames Research Center / Tristan Caro The Eclipse Ballooning Project Having learned of the Eclipse Ballooning Project set to take place today across the USA, a team at NASA couldn’t miss the opportunity to harness the high-flying project for their own experiments.

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Crash Course Computer Science with Carrie Anne Philbin

Get your teeth into the history of computer science with our Director of Education, Carrie Anne Philbin, and the team at YouTube’s incredible Crash Course channel. Crash Course Computer Science Preview Starting February 22nd, Carrie Anne Philbin will be hosting Crash Course Computer Science! In this series, we’re going to trace the origins of our modern computers, take a closer look at the ideas that gave us our current hardware and software, discuss how and why our smart devices just keep getting smarter, and even look towards the future! The brainchild of Hank and John Green (the latter of whom is responsible for books such as The Fault in Our Stars  and all of my resultant heartbroken tears), Crash Course is an educational YouTube channel specialising in courses for school-age tuition support

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Pioneers Winners: Make Us Laugh Challenge

After months of planning and making, we’ve come to the end of the first cycle of our new digital making programme for teenagers: it’s time to announce the Pioneers winners! We laid down the epic challenge of making us laugh. And boy, did the teams deliver.

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Objectifier: Director of Domestic Technology – Hackaday

Hackaday Objectifier: Director of Domestic Technology Hackaday The current version is the sixth prototype in the series and [Bjørn] has put in quite a lot of work refining the project at each stage. In its latest avatar, the device hardware consists of a Pi Zero, a Raspberry – Pi camera module, an SMPS power brick …

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University of York Raspberry Pi Challenge 2016

The  Department of Computer Science at the University of York holds a Raspberry Pi Challenge every year with the intention of introducing future students to the world of programming, regardless of their prior experience. They aim to create a wide community of support for all in much the same way as the Raspberry Pi Foundation does, working to introduce their students to each other and helping to build relationships before the start of the academic year.

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The 50 greatest Pi projects ever in The MagPi 50

Rob from The MagPi here! We’re absolutely thrilled finally to be able to share with you The MagPi 50 , our landmark issue with a super special feature on the 50 greatest Raspberry Pi projects of all time, the top 20 of which were voted on by you, the Raspberry Pi community. The MagPi 50, out right this instant As well as the thousands who voted, we had a panel of judges choosing the best projects in a few special categories

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