Adafruit Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2018: Attention! Please place all UPS Next Day orders by Monday 12/17/2018 11 AM EST
0

A Look At How Mind-Blowingly Fast New Horizon Travels Through Space

1405483165095695138-1

New Horizon makes travel by commercial airplanes seem like a snails pace. via science alert

Air travel on Earth is pretty impressive. No matter how much we might whinge about long-haul flights, the fact that you can get to the other side of the world in less than a day is incredible. But this GIF, created by Google product developer Clay Bavor, puts our measly aeroplane speeds into perspective compared to NASA’s New Horizons probe, which just completed a speedy flyby of Pluto. And boy do we feel slow.

Read more


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 9,200+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Japanese word working and more in December’s issue of HackSpace magazine!

Wearables — Solder-less magic

Electronics — = != ==.

Biohacking — Finding Bliss with Anandamide

Python for Microcontrollers — sysfs is dead! long live libgpiod! libgpiod for linux & Python running hardware @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python @Adafruit #Adafruit

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



1 Comment

  1. And the earth travels nearly twice that speed around the sun, so I think New Horizons is quite slow.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.