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liz "This is amazing feedback!!! Thank you so much, i can't believe i just saw this now. " | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Great question -- I used tags to add the prompt for posting replications; if you're willing, would you mind posting your results using the button a..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "You are correct that this is not really an extraction. It's just plant material chopped up finely in a blender with some liquid. I also did this wi..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
iamkat "Hi, I tried to re-create the lycopene extraction with methanol and ethanol (lab grade) but didn't get anywhere. It's my understanding that they are..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
straylight "thanks ygzstc, that makes sense. I think that the approximation that relative intensity measured from the scope can be used in place of the log rel..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
ygzstc "Yes the Beer-Lambert Law is based on -log(I/Io) but it's applicable for a single wavelength value. (" | Read more » almost 7 years ago
warren "It's odd -- I see the graphs. Straylight, can you contact so we can figure out what's going on there? " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
straylight "Thanks for the question. My apologies that all of the graphs appear to have vanished (they have for me). Not sure why, maybe a hosting issue. Anyw..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
anjohn12 "Quick question, I'm trying to do something similar for a school project. Shouldn't the absorbance of the sample be the negative log of the percent ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
msysinfo "I need to measure oil concentration in a water mixture. Can a SPECTROMETER be used to measure the oil concentration? If it a solute that dissolves ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
kgradow1 "Listed! " | Read more » about 7 years ago
liz "Thank you for this incredible documentation! Do you have a list of what you purchased from the Science Company? I bet other people would like to re..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
straylight "Good points and I understand how you feel, coming at his from a chemistry teachers viewpoint myself. I guess it depends on what experiments and dem..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
srpratt "I'm new to the cellphone-becomes-a-photospec phenomenon, as I was told about this by a colleague. As an AP Chem teacher, I'm looking for hacks to ..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
ichinarayan "ok thanks so much " | Read more » about 8 years ago
straylight "In spectral workbench, when you are looking at a spectra, there is an option to export and save the data in a variety of formats, including xml and..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ichinarayan "wow beyond belief. i thought it was complicated listing program. and how do you exported the spectra image into csv form? thanks a lot " | Read more » about 8 years ago
straylight "Thanks for the question ichinarayan, I exported the spectra in csv form into microsoft excel. From there I selected the wavelengths I wanted to st..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ichinarayan "what software do you use for your analisis program used to generated graph? " | Read more » about 8 years ago
warren "This is fantastic to see carried out so methodically. " | Read more » over 9 years ago
warren "Hi, Chris - i copied this down from YouTube but the version I got was a bit pixellated. Any way you could post the original so we can reduce copyin..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
mathew "Nice! i find my beans won't twine around poles that are smooth, they'll only twine around the textured bark of sticks or rope, preferably manila or..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
liz "This looks great Oscar and Beam Campers! Keep us posted!!! " | Read more » over 10 years ago
mathew "looks like a fine kite-- it will probably need a long tail and needs to be turned around, so the frame is on the back of the sail material. to adj..." | Read more » over 10 years ago