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DIY Science Projects Featured on Make: Live Webcast This Week


February 22, 2011 - NEW YORK, NY

On this week's episode of Make: Live, the premiere DIY webcast, the increasingly popular world of home science will be celebrated. The episode airs this Wednesday at makezine.com/live.

What:
From the folks who bring you MAKE magazine, Make: Live is a twice-monthly live streaming show-and-tell that brings the popular DIY tech magazine to life. On each episode, hosts Becky Stern and Matt Richardson share projects with a worldwide community of makers.

On Wednesday's show, MAKE contributor and chemist, Sean Ragan shows off his laser projection microscope, a simple device that uses a laser pointer to project images of microbial life from droplet of waters onto a wall. And in the studio, Becky Stern will be experimenting with producing flammable gases using a 9V battery in water.

When:
Wednesday, February 23 at 9PM ET at makezine.com/live

Who:
Makers, Do-It-Yourselfers, Techies, Educators, Parents and Students and Science Enthusiasts of all ages

About Make: Live
Make: Live is a bi-monthly live streaming webcast that brings MAKE magazine to life. Viewers can interact live with the hosts and their guests during the show, via Twitter and in the show's lively chat room. Make: Live is webcast every second and fourth Wednesday from New York City at 9pm ET/6pm PT at makezine.com/live.

About MAKE
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. MAKE is published quarterly by Maker Media, the division of O'Reilly Media, Inc., that also produces the wildly popular Make: Online (www.makezine.com), CRAFT (www.craftzine.com), the Maker Shed online store for DIY kits, books, and more (www.makershed.com), and the world's biggest DIY festival, Maker Faire (www.makerfaire.com). "The Maker movement has brought the pre-1970s world of basement workshops and amateur tinkering into the digital age." -- The New York Times

About O'Reilly
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making and evangelism.

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