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Hubble Images Become Tactile 3D Experience For the Blind 20

Posted by samzenpus
from the feel-the-space dept.
An anonymous reader writes "3D printers are transforming the business, medical, and consumer landscapes by creating objects like airplane parts, lamps, jewellery, and even artificial human bones. Now astronomers are experimenting with the technology to transform astronomy education, turning images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope into tactile 3D pictures for people who cannot explore celestial wonders visually."
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Hubble Images Become Tactile 3D Experience For the Blind

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