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Anyone have a science lab in their home?

  1. Jul 5, 2009 #1

    Wax

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    Anyone have a science lab in their home? I'm just curious.
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2009 #2

    Borek

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    Define 'science lab' :smile:
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 #3

    Wax

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    How about something along the lines of Dexter's Laboratory? :tongue:

    What do you have at your house? Do you do anything cool with it?
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 #4

    russ_watters

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    Well it isn't technically in my home, but I have an observatory on my deck.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2009 #5

    turbo

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    No,but I used to set up an electronic repair shop/lab in my kitchen nightly when I was refurbishing tube-driven guitar amplifiers. Of course, I used to use the same kitchen table to rebuild S&S racing carburetors when my Harley needed more "juice". My wife is a saint.
     
  7. Jul 6, 2009 #6

    symbolipoint

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    turbo-1's response suggests an interesting comparison: personal repair shop, personal repair garage, any room or workspace at home which one is equipped to conduct a variety of tasks dedicated to a particular practical interest. How equipped the workshop (or laboratory) is depends on what the person can afford. Home brewing, food fermenting, conventional photographic custom operations, electronic test equipment...?

    Kitchens and garages might be the best rooms in the house to set up workshops and laboratories. The rest depends on what equipment one can find and afford, and how sensible making arrangements to be able to use the equipment may be.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2009 #7

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    I have some analytical glass and I work (slooooowly) on the web site devoted to titration - see for example pH indicators used in titration. More pictures in other places of the site.
     
  9. Jul 7, 2009 #8

    chemisttree

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    Why would I bring my work home with me? I have much better things to do at home than demonstrate my numerous failings to my family firsthand....
     
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