From the Economist:

http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21710233-3d-printers-promise-better-cheaper-and-more-powerful-magnets-magnetic-momentshttp://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21710233-3d-printers-promise-better-cheaper-and-more-powerful-magnets-magnetic-moments

I’m in favour of any process involving a BAAM machine. That’s Big Area Additive Manufacturing.

It’s not hard to imagine a group of scientists interested in 3D printing magnets:

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You’ll need more than a set of french curves