The Pi really came into it’s own as a piece of scientific equipment last Friday during the solar eclipse. Multiple people set up webcams to capture the event, perhaps the best one was at the National STEM Centre in York…
which also had the benefit of using one of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s prototype weather stations (the graphs in the picture above).
Of course the big news was that our favourite little computer made it’s way onto the BBC Stargazing programme with Dave Akerman’s balloon flight. Here’s a video of the launch:
You can see more about the launch, including a snippet from BBC Stargazing, over at the Foundation’s blog which Helen Lynn did a great job at putting together.
Really wish I’d set up a timelapse. I could kick myself!