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Admin’s Pick: Best tech gifts of 2017 for science fans

USA NEWS HEADLINESFrom augmented-reality games to geeky fashion accessories, there’s something for all the science lovers on your list.

Still searching for the perfect gifts for the science lovers in your life? Maybe you don’t have a spare $2 million lying around to wow your loved ones with a personal submarine (pictured above), but there are still plenty of great options for the geeks on your list. From an augmented reality “Star Wars” game to a glow-in-the-dark constellations dress, we’ve rounded up the ultimate holiday gift guide to help you on your quest.

WOMEN OF NASA LEGO SET, $24.99

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Lego’s celebration of four female NASA scientists brings STEM to the play table, with the aim of inspiring little girls to dream big. The Lego minifigures are modeled after astronomer Nancy Grace Roman; computer scientist Margaret Hamilton; and two famous female astronauts, Sally Ride and Mae Jemison. The kit includes three sets: the Hubble Space Telescope, a launch pad complete with a space shuttle, and the classroom where Hamilton and her team programmed crucial flight software for NASA’s Apollo program.

ROBO R2 SMART 3D PRINTER, $1,499.99

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From designing toys and kitchen gadgets to building replacement parts for a DIY project, if you can think it, Robo R2 can print it. The 3D printer has an onboard camera that records each print job in real time, allowing users to follow along from a mobile device as their creations come to life. The printer’s built-in Wi-Fi makes it possible to create and print designs from a mobile device. The app is compatible with iOS, MacOS, Windows, and Linux (with Android coming soon, according to the company).

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