Origami

07.25.17
NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield
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NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield

The shield will protect future spacefarers from developing deadly diseases due to radiation.

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03.21.17
NASA's origami robots can squeeze into places rovers can't
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NASA's origami robots can squeeze into places rovers can't

They could be used to explore the parts of Mars a full-sized rover can't reach.

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10.21.15
ICYMI: Insect robot for kids, paralysis fixed and more
10.21.15

ICYMI: Insect robot for kids, paralysis fixed and more

We break down the FAA's decision to regulate UAV's the one way we know how: With a couple silly videos. Oh and some other stuff happened too.

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10.07.15
This paper origami bird actually flies
10.07.15

This paper origami bird actually flies

Origami and technology go together pretty well. Lightweight, efficient structures... and animal sh...

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09.28.15
4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated high jumping
09.28.15

4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated high jumping

This origami robot uses heat to move its limbs, and jump as much as seven times its own height.

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09.11.15
Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors
09.11.15

Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors

These solar cells just need a little stretch as they twist to follow the sun.

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