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101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius (Evil Genius)

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BLAST OFF TO THE FINAL FRONTIERWITH 101 OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD PROJECTS YOU CAN EASILY BUILD YOURSELF!

The sky is not the limit! If you yearn to touch the stars, 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to explore the universe from the comfort of your own home. Whether you're a beginner stargazer or a more experienced astronomer, you'll find an outstanding project to satisfy you, from model rockets and celestial maps to space robots, GPS systems, and much, much more.

Full of easy-to-follow plans and clear schematics for each project, as well as lists of materials and tools so you know exactly what's involved before you begin, 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius also gives you:

  • 400 dazzling illustrations that let you build each of the 101 amazing how-to projects visually
  • First-hand experiences and case studies to help you make the most out of each project
  • Frustration-factor removal-needed parts are listed, along with sources

101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the plans, instructions, parts lists, and sources you need to:

  • Use GPS systems
  • Experiment with model rockets
  • Navigate your way through the universe using your computer
  • Build your own telescope, radio telescope, and planetarium
  • Read celestial maps of heavenly bodies
  • Create a Mars rover to explore your home
  • Design your own International Space Station

Synopsis:

101 How-to-Projects Teach You About Outer Space

The sky is not the limit with this latest entry in the bestsellingEvil Genius series that delivers 101 how-to projects involvingouter space. As with all titles in the series, readers will find adetailed list of materials, tools, sources for parts, and schematicsfor each project—along with 400 dazzling illustrations.

About the Author

Dave Prochnow (Hattiesburg, MS) is an award-winning professional writer, editor, and contributor to numerous technical publications including MAKE, Nuts and Volts, and SERVO Magazine. He is the author of 27 nonfiction book titles for Addison-Wesley, FandW Publications, McGraw-Hill, and TAB Books; including the bestselling PSP Hacks, Mods, and Expansions (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and The Official Robosapien Hackers Guide (McGraw- Hill, 2006). Currently, Dave serves as the Contributing Editor for Nuts and Volts and SERVO Magazine. In 2001, Dave won the Maggie Award for writing the best how-to article in a consumer magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Space is the Place

Ch 1. Let's Go Where No Evil Genius Has Gone Before

Ch 2. 3-2-1, Blast Off

Ch 3. Take a Left at Alpha Centauri

Ch 4. Make Contact

Ch 5. On Your Mark, Get SET

Ch 6. You Can't Tell the Stars Without a Map

Ch 7. One Eye on the Sky

Ch 8. Your First Job Is on Mars

Ch 9. Build Your Own ISS in Your Backyard

Ch 10. You Mean the Big Dipper Isn't an Ice Cream Cone?

Ch 11. OK, Go Make Your Own Heavenly Bodies

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: A Celestial Almanac

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071485487
Author:
Prochnow, Dave
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Electronics - General
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
101 outstanding, “out of this world,” how-to projects with a “thrust” toward celestial maps, astronomy, GPS, rockets, and more.
Subject:
101 outstanding, “out of this world,” how-to projects with a “thrust” toward celestial maps, astronomy, GPS, rockets, and more.
Subject:
101 outstanding, “out of this world,” how-to projects with a “thrust” toward celestial maps, astronomy, GPS, rockets, and more, 0071600272, 0071549595, 0071548440, 0071545263, 0071497528, 0071496599, 0071494944, 0071489290, 0071483
Subject:
Astronomy -- Experiments.
Subject:
Astronautics -- Experiments.
Subject:
Science Reference-Experiments
Copyright:
Series:
Evil Genius
Publication Date:
May 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
10.78x8.50x.71 in. 1.59 lbs.

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The sky is not the limit with this latest entry in the bestsellingEvil Genius series that delivers 101 how-to projects involvingouter space. As with all titles in the series, readers will find adetailed list of materials, tools, sources for parts, and schematicsfor each project—along with 400 dazzling illustrations.

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