26 Feb '13, 6pm

A look back on our experience at Artisan's Asylum's awesome "Make a Makerspace" event in Feb.

A look back on our experience at Artisan's Asylum's awesome "Make a Makerspace" event in Feb.

Monday morning, Chris Taylor and I headed over to Harvard Engineering to tour their Undergrad Engineering labs – wow! We got to see a whole bunch of really cool equipment that students have access to starting freshman year. Talk about interdisciplinary – these guys use electronics and computers as a platform to explore a wide array of topics. They showed us a bunch of areas including the lab that they use for energy transfer education. Among the hardware in that room was a wind tunnel and solar simulator for use in their Heat Transfer class. We poked our noses into the tunnel, drooled over various setups and continued the tour. Chris was especially impressed with the cleanliness of their manufacturing labs. One of them had something like five 3-D automated mills, and there was not a single speck of sawdust or metal shaving in evidence! Near the end of the tour they showed ...

Full article: http://www.sparkfun.com/news/1075

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