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Michael Rule of Providence, Rhode Island, printed the 12 pentagonal and 20 hexagonal modules of his Atomic Sun lamp on a MakerBot. I have to say, it looks more like a viral capsid to me, but I can see why one might want to avoid that as a name. The models are available on Thingiverse.

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • http://www.advancedaquarist.com/ Shane Graber

    If I only had a MakerBot… :)

  • Anonymous

    Is there actually Buckballs being used here? I don’t see any in the write-up.

  • Anonymous

    Is there actually Buckballs being used here? I don’t see any in the write-up.

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