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Lecture - From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Art & Science of Origami

Lecture - From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Art & Science of Origami
Oct 23, 2016

Sunday, 2 p.m.

Recent decades have seen a revolution in the application of mathematical techniques to origami, the centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding. Robert Lang, one of the foremost origami artists in the world, describes how geometric concepts are enabling artists to create origami designs of mind-blowing complexity, and how the algorithms and theorems of origami design have helped solve practical engineering problems. Free; no reservations required. Rothenberg Hall

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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