Video Of The Week - 3D Printing Takes Center Stage At London's Science Museum


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When Massachusetts Institute of Technology students Jim Bredt and Tim Anderson created the first 3-D printer in 1995 by modifying an inkjet printer so that it would extrude a binding solution on to a bed of powder, instead of ink on paper, they probably had no idea of its tremendous potential.

With the technology being used for everything ranging from school projects to movies to even medicine and food, experts believe that 3-D printing is going to revolutionize the world we live in. To highlight all the amazing things that are being done with a mere 'printer' on October 9th, 2013, the Science Museum in London unveiled a new exhibition. Entitled 3D: Printing the Future, it is free to the public and features everything from toys to lightweight aircraft hinges to even, replacement teeth showing just how versatile and useful, the technology is!


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  • kebysumicyhy
    kebysumicyhyMonday, March 1, 2021 at 6:24 am
    cool that looks fun
    • William & MaryThursday, March 21, 2019 at 12:03 pm
      I have one at my house and it is really fun to play with
      • willum potatoThursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:17 am
        • lightingvolt187
          lightingvolt187Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 12:12 pm
          i have one of those things
          • MegatronFriday, May 12, 2017 at 9:27 am
            • loser😈Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 1:16 pm
              • soWednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:28 am
                i don't like it
                • sleeping beaut Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6:10 pm
                  • batmanThursday, January 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm
                    • paintingpandaMonday, August 22, 2016 at 8:00 am
                      then make healing things