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Team scans cathedral to create its ‘digital twin’

Conservationists with scanners claim that Peterborough Cathedral is now the most digitally recorded historic building in the world as they work to make a “digital twin” of it. Workers abseiled from the 12th-century building with handheld scanners on Monday to record...

3D printing brings ancient Yungang Grottoes to world

With 3D printing and high-fidelity digital technologies, the immovable Yungang Grottoes, the 1,500-year-old masterpieces of Chinese Buddhist art, took its first step out into the wider world.  . The world's first mobile 3D-printed 1:1 replica cave of the Yungang...

More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D printing

Archeology labs, museums, and cultural heritage institutions around the world have been using 3D printing technology to fabricate countless objects and provide access to cultural heritage.  . Thanks to additive manufacturing , experiencing artwork, buildings,...

Library of Congress checks out 3D printing

Have you ever wished you could fist bump President Abraham Lincoln? Now you can -- well, after you make a print of the 3D image that the Library of Congress recently posted. The larger-than-life hand (clutching a sawed-off broomstick handle) of a larger-than-life...

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