Science Festival 2013

Science Festival 2013’s main theme was water, so syn2cat researched how we could hack something as common as H2O. We found that non-newtonian fluids were a great subject, especially corn starch mixed with water (called oobleck). The planning consisted of preparing several essential experiments and some accompanying optional bonus items. We would like to thank the ...

syn2cat at hack.lu

Last week we had our booth at the annual hack.lu conference. We showed the ultimaker printing various items. Also shapeoko and some quadrocopters completed the setup. The fog screen was rebuild and displayed the current time in mid air while distributing moisture throughout the big room. A fridge full of Club Mate waited for the ...

Game evening 1

So hackers are computer nerds? Think again. We like to socialize, do creative things and build stuff. So what about games? Computer games do not always give that social aspect as with the classic board and card games. So some fellow syn2catters met last Thursday for a game night. The chosen game was Munchkin. An ...

Quadrocopter factory 1

This Sunday we got serious about putting it all together: building our own mini quadcopters. Kenn gave some insights into the mathematics behind keeping an unstable system dynamically at rest. Same thing as balancing a broom on a fingertip, just that your head does not need to do a mathematical development over 27 pages to ...

christmas-market strassen 2012

As every year, syn2cat animated a booth at the local christmas market in Strassen. Selling our well known Glühmate which is the Club Mate Winter Edition heated to a nice hot temperature. Tastes really well. And of course, with a bit of rhum the glory beverage is best. Also available a new edition of our ...