Explore These 3-D Renderings From The Smithsonian’s Collection

This week, the Smithsonian posted 21 of its top artifacts online in an incredible 3-D exhibit format that anyone with a web browser can view and explore. From the Wright Brothers’ airplane to the Cosmic Buddha to massive fossil whales, the x3D explorer allows people to see the piece at all angles, as close up as they want.

Here are two examples and you can go here to see more. Note this will not work in Internet explorer.

The Cosmic Buddha:

The Lincoln “Life Masks:”