LittleBits: Kid Tested, NASA Approved

Here on our blog, we’re no strangers to fun technology for getting kids interested in STEM education. But something we found recently may take the cake as some of the coolest tech we’ve seen to date. As the article in TIME asks, “What if experimenting with electronics was more like playing with LEGO?” That’s exactly […]

NASA Climbing All Aboard the 3D Manufacturing Train

Back in September in our 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 3D Printing post, we mentioned something interesting: NASA’s plans to put a 3D printer in space aboard the ISS. And with an update straight from the source, we now know that NASA is all aboard the 3D manufacturing train. Although we’ve obviously known for some […]

NASA Hosting Competition for Mars 2020 Rover

We spend a lot of time singing the praises of STEM skills. And we do that for a lot of reasons: they’re good for manufacturing, they’re good for careers like engineering, and really, they’re an integral part of a well-rounded education. Although we obviously love seeing STEM skills put to use in advanced manufacturing, we […]

4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 3D Printing

In a previous post, we covered 5 things you probably didn’t know about manufacturing–after all, it’s always good to learn something new! But one manufacturing technology that continues to surprise us is 3D printing. It’s come quite a long ways since it was thrust into the spotlight a few years ago, and it continues to get more […]