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3d Printers Hubble Images For The Blind
2014-01-08 11:48:06

Images produced in 3D on a computer are printed onto paper and used in a variety of applications. However, though the image may look three-dimensional, it is still on a piece of flat paper. In the near future, however, this may all change so that even the blind can experience these three-dimensional images.

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2007-08-22 12:00:00

Imagine cruising the heavens from your desktop and seeing all the spectacular images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Exploding stars and faraway galaxies are just a mouse click away through Sky in Google Earth.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.