On this page you will find an ever-growing list of projects and experiments that explore advanced science and engineering systems at an extremely low cost using common parts for the DIY maker. From plasma processing to materials science, a wide range of technologies and builds are explored. Each page includes a project overview with descriptions, build information, pictures, videos, and discussions on the basic principles of the presented system. The projects in the DIY Science category are different from the main engineering projects at Applied Ion Systems in that they explore very simple and low-cost implementations of advanced systems with less formal technical analysis and design rigor, and are meant to be immediately accessible to the average maker.