Dr. Ian Giammanco and his wife, Tanya Brown-Giammanco, use a handheld laser scanner and 3D printing system to produce accurate replicas of hailstones. This method allows them to research the characteristics, formation, and effects of a hailstorm, helping us to better grasp this oftentimes dangerous phenomena. Read more at 3DPrint.com: https://3dprint.com/132391/3d-printing-hail