How to 3D Print Your Own Baby Universe

Researchers at Imperial College London have created a 3D printable model of a cosmic microwave background (CMB). Being a generous gang of academics, they’ve also shared the files so you can make one at home. If you’re unsure what exactly a CMB is, allow us to illuminate. It’s a glow that the universe has in the microwave range.Basically, it […]

Getting Practical with 3D Printing

3D Printing is everywhere.  You can’t click through design blogs anymore without constantly seeing newer and cooler applications for this “print” process.  We have even seen companies start 3d printing their own circuit boards – check it out Here.  Digging back through our old posts you will find at least 10 about some form of 3D […]

Police 3D-printed a murder victim's finger to unlock his phone

Police in Michigan have a new tool for unlocking phones: 3D printing. According to a new report from Flash Forward creator Rose Eveleth, law enforcement officers approached a professor at Michigan State earlier this year to reproduce a murder victim’s fingerprint from a prerecorded scan. Once created, the 3D-printed model would be used to create […]