DIY Science Issue 4

Simulating the bean machine

We’re doing this issue’s DIY Science a bit unconventionally: today, you’ll write your own program to simulate a bean machine, also known as the Galton board. What’s a bean machine, why is that interesting and how to write your first program – find out in today’s post.

DIY Science Issue 2

DIY: Soap bubble cyclones

Credit: University of Bordeaux

Bubbles are generally fun to make and play with, but did you know you could witness some interesting physics by heating one up? You can watch mini cyclones form and dissolve. Try simulating a hurricane on a bubble in your kitchen!

DIY Science Issue 1

DIY: Lava Lamp

Have you ever seen a lava lamp? Although it might seem complicated, the principle behind it is beautifully simple. Like everything else in science 😉