Gallery: Smithsonian Institution Starts 3D Scanning its Entire Collecti...


Last year, the Smithsonian was one of the first American institutions to jump on the 3D printing bandwagon when they scanned and printed a Thomas Jefferson statue from Monitcello. The world-famous museum will now embrace the technology even further by embarking upon a quest to scan its entire collection. From bones to sculptures, the museum will digitally preserve its vast collection of over 14 million items for future generations.

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  1. skyfish May 28, 2013 at 4:06 am

    Thomas Jefferson ? Abraham Lincoln.

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