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Bones Recreated Using 3D Printer, What Would Richard Have Thought?



The bones of England's King Richard III are the subject of a recreation by 3D printer, now shown in a display in the car park where they were found in 2012.  The courts had determined that his actual remains should remain in Leicester and be reinterred in the cathedral there.


A visitor center has been built on the site of the original discovery, at a cost of $6.8 million, £4 million, and was opened by the mayor of Leicester in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.


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"Blessed are they who expect nothing, for they shall always be satisfied".

                                                                         - Mark Twain


P.S.  Even the jaded would have to admit the following intact in situ T-rex skeleton is awesome!! 

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"We do not take a trip, a trip takes us".  John Steinbeck, from Travels with Charlie


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I think this kind of took a turn for me, with Jurassic Park on one side, along with displaying a replica of a king's skeleton, and on the other side a technique for better producing museum exhibits that would otherwise be more difficult to create.



The best part of every trip is realizing that it has upset your expectations

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