In this video, Robert Lang explains how combining origami, math, and engineering principles can produce almost any shape imaginable. Some applications include folding up mirrors for transport into space and folding up stents to fit into blood vessels. Click this to watch the video

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samanthapha's picture

That's really cool, how they use math, engineering principles to do some origami folding.

posted on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:17pm
curious's picture
curious says:

this is amazing! i know that origami is math related, but to apply that to mirrors and other non-paper things for easier transportation is brilliant! now i have to go and try out some of his origami folds. i've seen that first one-sheet piece before.

posted on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 6:37pm

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