Open House for 8/31

We’re going to be trying to make our own ferrofluid on Tuesday┬ánight to have available to play with on Wednesday night. If our efforts are successful, then for Open House we’ll show you how to make it using old audio cassette tapes and acetone. I don’t know what kind of results to expect, but here’s a video giving an idea of the extreme:

 

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  1. [...] summer, [Sean] at the Philly hackerspace Hive76 did some experiments with ferrofluids. For these experiments [Sean] prepared a bunch of magnetite from rusty iron screws. In the process [...]

  2. [...] going to be trying to make our own ferrofluid on Tuesday night [8/30] to have available to play with on Wednesday night [8/31]. If our efforts [...]

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