Our July cover star was a 3D printed bust of the President of the United States, six months down the line and The White House have released the footage of Smithsonian's scan process. more

5 Dec 2014 11:45 News

50 feet tall dinosaur 3D printed with a Stratasys machine to demonstrate the possibilities of 3D printing living history. more

22 Aug 2014 11:27 News

Obama Bust


To celebrate the first ever White House Maker Faire and the burgeoning maker movement, the Smithsonian Institute have scanned and printed President Barack Obama. more

20 Jun 2014 16:00 News

3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental has been appointed to the Cooper-Hewitt museum's distinguished board. more

9 Apr 2014 14:53 News

Smithsonian Wright Flyer

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The Smithsonian Institute is carrying out a mammoth project to capture its entire collection using 3D scanning. more

2 Jan 2014 11:08 Imaging

Progress vs. Preservation, it’s a constant struggle for every nation. In October of 2011, Smithsonian Paleontologist Nick Pyenson met this reality head on. more

28 Feb 2013 17:13 News