Lithuania gave Pope Francis a nanoscale 3D printed nativity scene for Christmas

Lithuania gave Pope Francis a nanoscale 3D printed nativity scene for Christmas

While you may have been unwrapping new sweaters and socks this Christmas, Pope Francis was receiving what could very well be the world’s tiniest nativity scene. The nanoscale gift, which is so small it can reportedly sit on a human eyelash, was 3D printed by researchers at Lithuania’s Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU). The nativity scene itself is based on the iconic scene at Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, which comprises of the baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the three wise men, granger animals, and more. In fact, a team of 30 researchers from VGTU’s Laser Research Center painstakingly […]

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