This lamp lights up when the International Space Station flies by

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Nathan Bergey has built and programmed a lamp that shines whenever the International Space Station is in the vicinity. It's definitely a groovy idea, and what's even cooler is that the inventor's put directions and the code up for grabs.

Says Bergey:

The International Space Station (ISS) is a marvel of current technology and humanity. Sadly, we often forget it's there. This light sits on a desk and lights up when the space station passes overhead. It stays lit as long as the station is more than 10 degrees above the horizon. Being reminded that there are astronauts doing science over our heads every day helps reconnect us with our space program.

[Via MAKE]