Scientists have made a tiny model of the universe that you can 3D print at home

Scientists have made a tiny model of the universe that you can 3D print at home

While the universe can seem so big, it has never looked so small! A team of researchers from Imperial College London have 3D printed a super miniature scale version of our universe which you can actually hold in your hand. The 3D printed object, which is about the size of a softball, is actually a tiny version of the cosmic microwave background (CMB). CMB, for those unfamiliar with physical cosmology, refers to the thermal radiation left over from the Big Bang cosmology. In fact, it is the earliest radiation that has been detected by scientists, as it dates back […]

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