Hacking A Lower Powered Foldscope

Recently, I decided to undertake a search for micrometeorites (you can read more about them here). Since a good portion of micrometeorites are ferrous, you can use a magnet to search for them. However, not all samples of ferrous particles are potential micrometeorites, so you  will have to examine them. I already have a handheld…

Made a case for my Foldscope

  I bought a cheap (97 cent) plastic covered composition book at Wal-Mart and ripped all the paper out, then folded the edges of the cover to make a simple case for my Foldscope. It’s not perfect (the scope can still slide out the ends), but the plastic is stiff enough that I feel very…