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txchnologist:

The world’s first 3-D printed car took to the streets this weekend after being built in an amazingly short 44 hours. The vehicle, called Strati, was designed by Italian designer Michele Anoé, who won an international competition held by crowdsourcing carmaker Local Motors.  It was printed and rapidly assembled by a Local Motors team during a manufacturing technology show held last week in Chicago, then went on a drive on Saturday. 

Strati’s chassis and body were made in one piece out of a carbon fiber-impregnated plastic on a large-area 3-D printer. The machine put down layer after layer of the material at a rate of 40 pounds per hour.

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We have a choice: we can enhance life and come to know the Universe that made us, or we can squander our 15-billion year heritage in meaningless self-destruction.

Carl Sagan, 1990

It was said 24 years ago, and same kind of thoughts have been spoken many times before through the history. Despite that, some politicians, drunk with power, don’t just realise which choice is better.

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jtotheizzoe:

via explore-blog:

A conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Pair with Carl Sagan on science and spirituality and a meditation on the subject from Alan Lightman. 

Neil’s message perfectly encapsulates the feeling of yugen, an awareness of the universe that triggers emotional responses tood eep and powerful for words.
Explore that feeling, and our place in the universe in this video:

jtotheizzoe:

via explore-blog:

A conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Pair with Carl Sagan on science and spirituality and a meditation on the subject from Alan Lightman

Neil’s message perfectly encapsulates the feeling of yugen, an awareness of the universe that triggers emotional responses tood eep and powerful for words.

Explore that feeling, and our place in the universe in this video: