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Title: From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami (BNL Women in Science Lecture)

During the 1990s, the development and application of mathematical techniques to origami revolutionized this centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding. In his talk, Lang will describe how geometric cmore »oncepts led to the solution of a broad class of origami-folding problems. Conversely, algorithms and theorems of origami design have shed light on long-standing mathematical questions and have solved practical engineering problems. Lang will discuss how origami has led to huge space telescopes, safer airbags, and more.« less
Title: From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami (BNL Women in Science Lecture)
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Publication Date: 2010-06-24
OSTI Identifier: 1013359
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): TRN: US201117%%545
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven's Women in Science Lecture Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (United States), presented on June 24, 2010
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING ; 42 ENGINEERING ; ALGORITHMS ; BNL ; DESIGN ; MATHEMATICS ; GEOMETRY ; ORIGAMI ; MATHEMATICAL DESIGN
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:01:38
System Entry Date: 2018-05-04