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A Maker Space for Oceangoing Innovations

A Maker Space for Oceangoing Innovations

Maker spaces have popped up everywhere, typically outfitted with tools and materials that allow people to try making their prototype dreams a reality. Now, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has just launched a maker space for ocean-related innovations called “ Dunk Works ,” a play on Lockheed Martin’s legendary Skunk Works lab. It’s stocked with the 3-D printers and other machines that you might expect for rapid-prototyping of underwater robotics. To build it, WHOI used $784,000 of a larger