Free time physics Project

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Viper2838
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I was wondering if anyone could aid me in finding an idea for a new project. I was quite sure where to place this thread, so forgiveme if its in the wrong place.
School has just started, and as usual, I am stuck with loads of free time until my classes get up to speed. I figured I would be able to put this time to some good use.
I have done the usual potato guns, and dry ice bombs, and I am looking for something a little more challangeing. It would be nice if your ideas would be a tad bit less likely to get me arrested then my previous endevors.
Thanks.
 

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Antiphon
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How about making a 10-foot tall Tesla coil?

If you do it correctly, it will launch 10-foot long sparks or longer.
 
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Pythagorean
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build a mini-fusion chamber!

http://www.livejournal.com/community/ubergeeks/276039.html [Broken]
 
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Geoff St. Germaine
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Build a spherical tokamak. That's what I'm doing.
 
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neurocomp2003
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high school? learn to code your own physics engine...particle systems, rigid bodies, deformation materials, EB stuff...etc.
using real physics and not psuedo modelling.
 
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Viper2838
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neurocomp2003 said:
high school? learn to code your own physics engine...particle systems, rigid bodies, deformation materials, EB stuff...etc.
using real physics and not psuedo modelling.
I have tried the programing scene, but I have had a hard time teaching myself a ligitamate language.
Yes, I am a high school senior, so I don't have a large budget, which is part of the problem. And my school decided a few years back to end shop class, so I only have limited access to machinery.
How hard would it be to build some thing like a minature linear accelerator?
 

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