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MEMS Accelerometers as Acoustic Pickups
Screenshot MEMS sensors are in our cars, phones, PCs, cameras, and a variety of other applications but until now, they've never been attached to a guitar. The authors seek to answer the question: Can you use a MEMS accelerometer as an acoustic transducer? This article is a great overview of the principals of how a MEMS Accelerometer functions and monitors g-forces. The article describes some of the key technologies deployed in MEMS accelerometer products and discusses how this technology can bring a new dimension to acoustic transducers.
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Skepticism 101
Skepticism 101, the Skeptical Studies Curriculum Resource Center from Skeptic magazine, provides reams of resources built to inspire a critical, even aporetic,...
Mars Science Laboratory
This excellent site from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) takes readers on a journey to the Red Planet through an assortment of images, videos, and...
UCI Exploring the Cosmos: Lecture...
As this illuminating history of the Martian canals controversy notes, when sky gazers began examining the planets through telescopes in the seventeenth century...
ChemCam on Mars
In the past several years, news outlets have come alive with more and more information about the past and present of Mars. The source of much of that...
Crash Course Kids
Crash Course Kids is a YouTube video series designed to make science accessible and exciting for late elementary school students. The site opens with a...

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