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3D Printing for the Second Cold War Pt.1

http://latinamericagoesglobal.org/2016/07/4216/

I was a child of the 1980’ s growing up in the waning days of the Cold War. I remember seeing the Berlin Wall fall and having a child’s understanding that it was something great in history. I was relieved that SALT and START  treaties were signed and that Russia & USA had stepped back from nuclear Armageddon. I was…

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Enter the 4th Dimension: 4D Printing

Self-folding elephant

When I first heard of 4D printing, I thought someone was high and trolling me. How could anyone print in the 4th dimension of time? Despite my trepidation, I found that 4D printing is a very real concept. The idea of 4D is to design items so they can self-assemble (fold) from one shape into another. This is done by…

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