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2013-09-19 23:01:43

Physicist Robert Lang, the world's foremost paper-folding artist, will present "The Mathematics of Origami" at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. Easton, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The ancient art of paper folding has gone high-tech and a new exhibit at Lafayette College features an amazing collection of sculptures that blend math and science with the practice of origami from some of the planet’s most extreme paper-folding artists. Called Crease, Fold and Bend the...

2011-02-25 16:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some would say, it's only a paper moon, crane, rose, Hercules Beetle or stellated icosahedron, but it's not make believe. There are advanced mathematical techniques in today's origami sculptures, the centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, March 1, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Robert Lang, a pioneer in computational origami, will present...

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2010-06-29 06:35:00

Relying on origami techniques, researchers show programmable matter folding into a boat- or plane-shape "More than meets the eye" may soon become more than just a tagline for a line of popular robotic toys. Researchers at Harvard and MIT have reshaped the landscape of programmable matter by devising self-folding sheets that rely on the ancient art of origami. Called programmable matter by folding, the team demonstrated how a single thin sheet composed of interconnected triangular sections...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.