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This short National Geographic article describes applications of origami to engineering problems, and two of these applications are beautifully illustrated. Also, an MIT scientist describes possible future origami technologies.
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Restriction: © 2009 National Geographic Society
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Keywords: Origami, engineering, folded paper
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 29, 2012 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Aug 18, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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September 15, 2009
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(National Geographic, 2009), WWW Document, (
Fold Everything (National Geographic, 2009), <>.
APA Format
Fold Everything. (2009, September 15). Retrieved May 26, 2024, from National Geographic:
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National Geographic. Fold Everything. National Geographic, September 15, 2009. (accessed 26 May 2024).
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Fold Everything. National Geographic, 2009. 15 Sep. 2009. 26 May 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Fold Everything}, Publisher = {National Geographic}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {26 May 2024}, Month = {September 15, 2009}, Year = {2009} }
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