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Skulls, Lasers, and 3D Imaging Bring the Dead to Life

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Experts at the Smithsonian are using 3D scans of artifacts, like this 19th-century explorer's skull, to recreate the past. Robert Kennicott, a naturalist and early contributor to the Smithsonian collections, died mysteriously on an expedition in 1866. When forensic anthropologists from the National Museum of Natural History exhumed him...
Skulls, Lasers, and 3D Imaging Bring the Dead to Life
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The Smithsonian is 3D-scanning its collection for future generations

www.engadget.com
The Smithsonian has been experimenting with 3D scanning for some time now, using tools like laser arm scanners to map models of whale fossils and other ancient artifacts. Now the museum is utilizing the technology to preserve its collection for posterity. Its "laser cowboys" Vince Rossi and Adam Metallo...
The Smithsonian is 3D-scanning its collection for future generations

3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)

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"We're not scanning every object in the collection," Adam Metallo tells me, offering up the information almost as soon as we set foot in the Smithsonian's Digitization office. It's an important piece of information he wants to make sure I have, right off the bat. It seems that, when...
3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)
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