3D printing

“Tea, Earl Grey, Hot”… How Scientists Replicated a Mars Meteorite

by Bob King May 6, 2014

Captain Picard orders tea “Tea, Earl Grey, hot.” Who doesn’t remember that famous command by Captain Picard’s of TV’s “Star Trek: The Next Generation”? While no one’s yet invented a replicator that can brew a cup of tea out of thin air, scientists have taken in step in that direction by creating an amazing replica […]

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NASA Looks at 3-D Food Printer for Star Trek-like Replicator

by David Dickinson May 22, 2013

The International Space Station may soon have its very own Star Trek food replicator. Earlier this week, NASA awarded a $125,000 six month grant to the Systems & Materials Research Cooperation to design a 3D printer capable of printing a pizza from 30-year shelf stable foodstuffs. David Dickinson on Google+

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