X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Mini Museum Contains Tiny Samples of Rare Objects: What is This? A Museum for Ants?

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Mobile devices let us look up practically anything we want to know about anywhere and anytime, but there’s nothing like looking at the real deal. Relics and artifacts invoke a sense of wonder and fire up our imagination. Product designer Hans Fex thought of a brilliant way for us to experience that spark anytime and anywhere with his Mini Museums.

mini-museum-by-hans-fexzoom in

Hans says he’s wanted to make the Mini Museum since he was seven years-old. He got the idea from his father, a research scientist. In 1970 the elder Fex brought his son some artifacts that he embedded in clear resin, perhaps to protect them from his child’s curious and unsteady hands.

mini-museum-by-hans-fex-2zoom in

Now in his forties, Hans has gathered 33 very rare specimens that he’s chopping into tiny bits to share with you. These include a meteorite from the Moon, a T-rex tooth and even a 4,568,200-year old object, the oldest piece of matter ever collected.

Help Hans feed his growing beard. Pledge at least $99 (USD) on Kickstarter to get a Mini Museum as a reward. Pledge at least $230 if you want to get the Mini Museum that has all 33 specimens.

[via NOTCOT]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. hawken king says:

    Only 4 million years?

    I do believe you mean 3.4 billion… which only yesterday was trumped by resin found in Australia at 4.something billion years old.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Sherlock Season 4 (Teaser) No Small Parts: The Ponceman LEGO Domino Machine 787-9 Dreamliner Shows off 95octane logo
First Drive Review: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Matech Ford GT1 Racecar Turns up on eBay Review: 2016 Lincoln MKX 2.7 AWD Nissan Unveils 2017 Titan Single Cab Trucks mightymega logo
DC Collectibles Batman: The Animated Series Batman Expression Pack Quantum Mechanix 2016 Spaceship Scale Models 3A Toys x Hasbro Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Action Figure American Gods Teaser
Advertisement