Monday, 14 July 2014

Create your own hi-res 3D model of a stellar outburst

Using a 3D printer to make key fobs and automatic pistols is old hat. The latest thing is a 3D-printed model stellar nebulae. Using new telescopic observations, NASA has created a 3D model of the Homunculus Nebula that isn't just a string of mathematical equations, but a printable plan for a physical representation of an exploding star system. It’s intended to give astronomers a better understanding of the nature of the stars, but can also be downloaded and printed out by the public using a 3D printer... Continue Reading Create your own hi-res 3D model of a stellar outburst

Section: Space

Tags: 3D Printing, Astronomy, NASA

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