Looking like something out of the Matrix or some sci-fi horror movie, this stunning photo captures something rather impressive. But what the hell is it? A robotic surgeon, perhaps? Maybe the next generation of badass 3D printers? Or could it be a massive robotic eye?
These objects seems to vary from shapeless blob to chaotic scribble — but they are in fact short-lived structures that have been captured in fine 3D detail for the first time. Can you work out what they are?
The grain gives away that it’s obviously made of wood, but what is this tshirt-shaped slab of lumber supposed to be? The latest in eco-friendly fashion? An alternative to undershirts that’s easy to clean with a sanding block? Not even close.