Tuesday, 15 May 2018

The Kresling-Pattern and our origami world

quote [ In this video clip from NOVA’s The Origami Revolution, she demonstrates the Kresling-Pattern, the spontaneous “buckling under torsional load.” Kresling proposes that this buckling is not a failure of the materials but a model from nature that can be understood and designed for in science and engineering. ]

A playful ghost in the machine!
[SFW] [science & technology] [+8 Good]
[by Paracetamol@7:50pmGMT]


steele said[1] @ 8:11pm GMT on 15th May
Check out Adam Savage's Maker Tour: MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms (Part 1) i posted. They get into some of the special folding techniques that will be used in future replication tech. Really cool.

Totally meant +1 Good. :D

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