Nonlaser things that I think GFers will find interesting

Wow. Webb pictures.

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Living in astronomy’s Golden Age that just keep on getting extended.

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Wow there are miniatures and then there’s this:

It’s long but the details about how this thing works is pretty insane. They show the inner workings of the circuit boards and the cars and it’s way more complicated than I would’ve expected at first but now that I see what it can do I can’t imagine how you could’ve done it more simply.

Each car acts autonomously to an extent, with parameters to control its performance. For example, modifying the properties of a car’s tires in the software will make it act differently in the race. Pretty amazing.

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This is wild and technically laser related but way more than Glowforge lasers. A 3d display made with lasers:

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Closer and closer to making sci fi real! I give it a week after they achieve large scale until sometimes tries to stay in it long enough to get burned “for pleasure”.

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Or someone tries to give themselves a tattoo with it.

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