Author Archives: shahar.avin

The Royal Society and Garage Science

This is the first in a series of posts about natural allies of Garage Science, organizations who care about the same things as us and may help us grow. Founded in 1660, the Royal Society is the oldest scientific academy … Continue reading

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Khan Academy and Garage Science

This is the third in a series of posts on the inspirations for Garage Science. Of the many organizations setting out to revolutionize education, the Khan Academy stands out. Bill Gates agrees, as do TED. The Khan Academy’s mission is … Continue reading

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From Popular Science to Research Project – Part 2

In the last part we found an interesting popular science story, and traced it back to the original scientific article. Once you have access to the article, jump straight to the conclusion section. Here is a quote from it: Skin … Continue reading

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From Popular Science to Research Project – Part 1

Some of our loyal readers have asked which projects would run in a Science Garage. This post is dedicated to them. The short answer is that I don’t know which projects will run in the Garages.  Ideas will come from … Continue reading

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Mozilla Foundation and Garage Science

This is the second in a series of posts on the inspirations for Garage Science, and what we can learn from them to make Garage Science awesome. There is a good (29%) chance that you are reading this post using … Continue reading

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Hackerspaces and Garage Science

This is the first in a series of posts about the inspirations for Garage Science, and what we can learn from them to make Garage Science awesome. If you never heard of hackerspaces before, and you are interested in Garage … Continue reading

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What is Garage Science? (Version 0.1)

Garage Science is an idea. Imagine, 10 years from now, a “Science Garage” in every major city. A large industrial space with second-hand, recycled and custom built scientific equipment. A place where everyone can come and do science. Doing science is … Continue reading

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May we live in interesting times!

Welcome to the Garage Science blog. This is where we will explore the vision of making relevant, cutting-edge science in your free time, in a dedicated space, with like-minded people. This is a space to explore a new idea. Be … Continue reading

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