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Jo's Personal Particle Accelerator - advanced STEM kit

A project in Sydney, AU by Daniel Collins
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Build an advanced DIY science project: a working model particle accelerator, using an Arduino, electromagnets and a ball bearing.
Backers: 96
Average Pledge Per Backer: $353 AUD

Funded: $33,859 AUD of $32,000 AUD
Dates: Aug 3rd -> Sep 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Daniel Collins
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Latest News

Funding update... we made it!

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, thanks - we did it!  Jo, Paul and I are thrilled you're sharing this unique adventure with us.  Five years ago Jo and I first experienced the incredible achievement of building a model particle accelerator, turning it on and seeing it... (Read More)

48 hours to go! CERN helps out!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, 48 hours to go and there's exciting news.... CERN will purchase two complete units, weighing in at around 5% of the Kickstarter target!  So the current percentage (88%) plus CERN's 5% means we're close to our target.  When science star... (Read More)

Jacob from Make Science Fun reviews the Personal Particle Accelerator!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAmlHSmRXHU  (Read More)

Added pre-built unit to the rewards list

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all,  We've just spoken with Jacob from Make Science Fun, he's just opened the pre-built review unit we sent to him and he loves it already!  Can't wait to see his review... On his suggestion, we've added a pre-built unit to the rewards list.... (Read More)

Great progress so far, here's some more tech details for those who are keen!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, Jo, Paul and I are loving the project's support to date, and our sincere thanks to all backers so far.   For those who are keen, here's some more details on how the PPA works and some of the challenges we encountered:... (Read More)

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