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In engineering there are a certain fundamental set of skills which one needs to be proficient. Our “Like a Pro” series covers the basic operations and rules of engagement for working with the fabrications machines, materials and processes in the engineering lab.

How To Bake Sugar Cookies

How To Bake Sugar Cookies

By: Teddy Dehn, Journalist
Christmas is coming, and so are the cookies.
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#3DBenchy sliced in the new @Ultimaker #Cura 2.1.0 #slicer #3Dprinting #slicing #3dprinter #ultimaker @3DBenchy by #3DBenchy is marked with CC BY 2.0. To view the terms, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/?ref=openverse

Using Ultimaker Cura

By: Desmond Kraft, Journalist
This article is about using the software Ultimaker Cura to slice 3D prints for you 3D printer. Ultimaker Cura is a software that takes files from a 3D design program (.stl), and converts them into instructions a 3D printer can read.
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How Power Gets To Your Home

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
It's always when you flip a switch or plug in a cord, but electricity has a long way to travel to get to your house. In fact, the electricity generating station may be hundred's of miles away.
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https://composites.umaine.edu/3dirigo-the-worlds-largest-3d-printed-boat/

Largest 3D Printer In The World

By: Noah Reedy, Journalist
3D printing is a growing industry in which new advancements are occurring every day.
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How we Built a Two Bulb Flashlight

By: Izaak Shaker and Bennett Ross
Instead we decided to 3-D print our shell (outer part), because with the two bulb design, a normal flashlight shell wouldn't allow us to fit everything. Finally, we take the wire that is attached to the battery holder (the side that has a bump), and we solder that wire to the other side of the diode that has the resistor attached to it. 
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Model of graphene structure by CORE-Materials.

Graphene and Its’ Applications

A material that is over two hundred times stronger than steel and a thousand times lighter than paper shouldn't really exist...right? Well, Graphene fits this description perfectly. Graphene has potentially became the material the changes the world. Businesses and industries around the world are trying to get their hands on graphene. But other than it's strength and size, graphene can be used as a conductor of heat and electricity.
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Vader 3D Metal Printer by Inhabitat is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

3D Metal Printing

The 3D Metal Printer has probably began a whole new era of manufacturing.
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Lasercutter by t2ll2t is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

How a Lasercutter Works.

laser cutters are new machines that allow micro precise cuts in many materials.
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 A @flyte.se levitating light bulb. by lildude is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0href=undefined>Image is licensed under

The Levitating Lightbulb.

The levitating lightbulb has been an idea circulating for a while.
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Lightning Composite by b_napper is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Lightning

Lightning, while scary and dangerous, is a beautiful sight. Many people ask, “How is lightning created, and how does it light up in the sky?”
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Zortrax M200 3D printer by Creative Tools is licensed under CC BY 2.0

How 3D Printers Work

Three-D (three dimensional) printers are amazing things. As you can guess it prints things in 3D, meaning that they are not flat.
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How Texas Couldnt Handle The Polar Vortex

How Texas Couldn’t Handle The Polar Vortex

How three events lead to a severe winter storm that texas couldn't handle. In Mid February, cold arctic air moved south.  It's called a "Polar Vortex." It's pretty common. What was different, it went...

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