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Pordenone Scienzarteambiente

And another time we packed the 3d printers to carry them to a science exhibition. It’s Scienza-arte-ambiente, a very nice science fair held in Pordenone since 2005. Carlo had the opportunity to present “Wired”,┬áthe documentary filmed by Nicole Leghissa on … Continue reading

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Green 3d printing

We got to meet the guys behind Perpetual Plastic project at the workshop in may, and were so fascinated by their idea that we managed to invite them for the researchers night that took place at the beginning of october. … Continue reading

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Future scientists

And yet another visit to our lab (though this time we moved the printers to the bigger lecture room to be able to accomodate everyone). This time we had a group of future young scientists, these guys are going to … Continue reading

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3d printing survey, 2013

The results for the 3d printing survey are out, and you can go have a look at all the interesting info that they provide. My hope was for more “pink” 3d printer users, and I’m happy to announce that we … Continue reading

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The meaning of support!

Just a couple of pictures of some mathematical objects we have recently printed out to show you how support is crucial and what it looks like. Seifert surface based on the Borromean rings: again from George Hart’s page. Printed in … Continue reading

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3d printing survey

It’s once again time to fill in the 3d printing survey!! http://surveys.peerproduction.net/ls/index.php?sid=51743 And please, let’s get more involved ladies, last year only 20 of us answered, and I’m certain there are more 3d printing ladies out there. Because remember: there … Continue reading

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Our 3d scans at Trame

The science fair has ended, we scanned 120 participants that can be now viewed on our website 3d.ictp.tv We used Scanekt, and it worked almost all the time fine, although at some point it crashed the computer and we had … Continue reading

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sad news, thingiverse loosing one of his best designers

It really is not a fresh piece of information, but I just found out this morning and a quick search on the web didn’t give me a lot of material, so I decided to write a post to give my … Continue reading

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getting ready for Trame

Luckily the office has air conditioning, because we are printing like mad and the temperature outside is awfully hot! On the 2-4 of august we have been invited to the science exhibition Trame, organized by the local science museum and … Continue reading

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we have the ibook

It really took a long time (partially our fault taking our time collecting all the relevant material, partially because of the loong wait for itunes to approve it) but it is now available: you can download the ibook version of … Continue reading

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