Scientists in Lithuania surprise the pope with a nanoscale nativity scene

Scientists in Lithuania have given the pope a very remarkable Christmas present: a nativity scene which is invisible for the naked eye! The nativity scene was created in the eye of a needle and is 10.000 times as small as the original nativity scene that is presented each year on the square in front of the cathedral in the capital Vilnius.

Thirty people have worked for three months to create the group of little statues. They have made it by scanning the figures and printing it with a special micro-3D-printer. Of course, as nanobiologists we get very excited about this native scene on the nanoscale.


The 4th board of S.V.N.B. Hooke wishes you a merry Christmas and a wonderful, happy and productive 2018 full of small and big surprises!


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