UCSF is one of many universities taking on the challenge of producing much-needed shields and other personal protective equipment. The team is using the school’s 3D printing infrastructure to produce 300 shields per day, while sharing their procedures with anyone who wants to print them on their own machine.
Tokujin Yoshioka has shares details of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch. It is machined aluminum extrusion, with a rose gold plating. The torch is made from waste taken from temporary housing built in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami
Have you been following the recent evolution of Microsoft Flight Simulator? Here’s the latest! After the end of a five year breakup, which saw the tech behind the outdated software sold off to Lockheed-Martin as a training tool, a special team at Microsoft has taken on reinventing the once-dominant simulator. It’s development was kept completely […]
Atelier Bertiga designed this house to grow with it’s occupants. It was built to be developed further as more rooms are needed. This is accomplished with a Steel frame that allows new elements to be bolted in place when needed.
Nasa’s ‘Microgravity Investigation of Cement Solidification (MICS) Project’ is exploring the results of mixing concrete in space. Concrete could be a very useful tool in building habitats and structures to protect against meteorites and cosmic radiation. But until now, we have not had useful data on the strength of the material when mixed in micro-gravity.
For the first time, researches have captured the atomic-level layer by layer growth on the ordered structure of a nanocrystal. This will help material scientists understand the forming of various crystalline structures used in manufacturing of many products.