Robert J. Lang Origami Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Robert J. Lang Origami
Description:
Traditional origami is made by folding one square piece of paper, with no cuts allowed. This piece of origami art, Scorpion varileg, Opus 379, was created by physicist Robert Lang, who left his day job to do origami full-time. You can learn about his work on Robert J. Lang Origami; in the "Science" section, you'll see how origami can be applied to problems in engineering and industrial design. For much more on Lang himself, see this New Yorker article.
Image:
image credit: <a href="http://www.langorigami.com" target="_blank">Robert J. Lang</a>; <a href="http://www.langorigami.com/art/gallery/gallery.php?tag=arthropods&name=scorpion_varileg" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href=" http://www.compadre.org/informal/images/features/Lang-scorpion-large.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Robert J. Lang; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/Lang-scorpion-large.jpg
Featured:
October 1, 2012 - October 16, 2012