Video: Scientists Design 3D Printer Based On Scenes From ‘Terminator 2′


Scientists from the University of North Carolina have developed a new 3D-like printer, and it was inspired by the film Terminator 2. UPI reporst:

The scene in the movie shows a robot rising from the ground out of a pool of liquid metal, and the way the 3D printer works looks similar. The printer works by pulling resin out of a pool that hardens when it is exposed to UV light. UV light is directed at the resin in certain ways as it comes out to decide the shape.

The scientists who created the printer have also created a company called Carbon3D so they can sell models to the public.

There is further explanation for how the scientists developed the printer in a new paper they’ve release in the journal Science.

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