Sound and lightwaves manipulated with 3D printed Weyl Sonic Crystal

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A Weyl sonic crystal is considered a quantum material and acts as an acoustic analogue. Physicists from the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) and China’s Wuhan University have 3D printed polymer rectangular rods to create a Weyl sonic crystal cube capable of reflecting sound.

Top 20: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing (2017 Update)


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Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing


Ranks 14 to 20 are as follows: Modo, Fusion 360, Meshmixer (a free mashup 3D software from Autodesk), LightWave, Sculptris (a free sculpting software from the makers of ZBrush), Grasshopper (an algorithmic modeling plugin for Rhino), and FreeCAD.

3D Printing News Briefs: December 15, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some aerospace 3D printing, then moving on to business announcements, new releases, and 3D printed art. The European Space Agency. View the entire article via our website.

3D-Printed Crown Replica Dazzles in the Cathedral of Antwerp


Since the final design had to be three times smaller than the original scan, Mindscape 3D decided to re-design the crown on graphics program Lightwave to avoid problems such as details that are too thin or too small.

Using 3D Printing to Recreate a Lost Sculpture

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For background: Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916) was a prominent Italian artist of the Futurist movement, who rejected traditional materials and embraced technological advances. We say this a lot, but we are always in awe of our community and excited to see the projects you are working on.

How to Share And Embed Your 3D Design Using Sketchfab


exported) from inside your 3D design software , including AutoCAD , Blender , Maya , ZBrush , Solidworks , and Lightwave. Files can be uploaded with their original colors,textures and materials(i.e.