Amateur Rocketeers Are Keeping the Space Age Spirit Alive

Around the world, a community of amateurs is designing, building, and launching their own rockets into space.
Ian Steadman
12 min read

How to Launch Your Own Space Program

How small cube satellites are offering even schoolkids the chance to explore beyond Earth.
Mark Harris
2 min read

Teaching DIY Neuroscience Using 3D-Printed Tools

"Money should not be an insurmountable barrier to a curious mind."
Charles Q. Choi
3 min read

Could Painting Your Roof White Help Tackle Climate Change?

White roofs reflect 80 percent of sunshine, keeping urban areas cooler.
Ros Donald
3 min read
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10 More Reasons to Love 3D Printing

From memories to music, cars to kayaks.
Hugh Garry
1 min read

DIY Solar Panels Make More Than Energy

Community workshops put renewable energy in the hands of everyone.
Alice Bell
4 min read

The Global Network of DIY Tear Gas Masks

Activists across the world are using social media to share homebrew instructions for staying safe at protests.
Alice Bell
4 min read
A pair of hands repairing circuit boards with tools.

How a Broken Toaster Can Help Fix the World

Taking a visit to a "Restart" party, where dead electronics are given new life.
Alice Bell
6 min read