After three amazing years, and with parts purchased straight from SparkFun, the Mars Ingenuity Helicopter makes its final flight.

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The human urges to make up stories and look up at the night sky are nothing new. You might be able to track stars or calculate orbits with your new limited edition Constellation Board, but what did astronomers do before computers? Join me on a journey back in time to find out how astronomy has evolved since ancient times!

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Let's go over what Time-of-Flight is and what the differences between iToF and dToF are.

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We head to CU to see what cool projects the students are making for their final projects.

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Nick sets out to learn everything about "mouse bite" breakaway tabs!

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We are testing out how much soldering really changes air quality using the MicroMod Ethernet Function board and the MicroMod Environmental Function board!

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GPS vs GNSS

So you’re wondering what the difference is between GPS and GNSS? Good news, you’re not alone and you’ve come to the right place! In this blog, we’ll lay out the similarities, differences, and how each will fit into your next project.

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If you’re looking to build a time-based project, you might not be aware of just how precise and accurate your timing on that can be. Our new GNSS Timing Breakout is capable of measuring time down to 5 nanoseconds. Here’s a quick look at how that type of precision is possible.

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Last month, we gave you a sneak preview of an upcoming exhibit at the Hong Kong History Museum. The creator, Alexson Chu, was using SparkFun parts and projection mapping to create an interactive learning experience for museum goers. Well, the installation premiered yesterday, and we have an inside look.

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A closer look at the open-source technology NASA has deployed on the tiny Martian helicopter

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Using Sapien LLC's Arduino Shield and Electrode array we can expand our human senses.

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Recently, a team from the St. Vrain Innovation Center assembled its first custom PCB design with the help of SparkFun. This is the story behind their project and their experience.

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Team Hyperlynx designs an all-electric, autonomous modular vehicle that can transport passenger or cargo vessels at speeds up to 250 mph.

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A brief overview of the new Raspberry Pi-based data-logging web server from Atlas Scientific

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We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?

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It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.

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How to make your own seismometer to measure ground activity, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

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