Wednesday, December 1, 2021

“Origami and kirigami are, by nature, mechanical metamaterials, because their properties are mainly determined by how the crease patterns and/or cuts are made and just slightly depend on the material that folds the origami or kiragami.”
– Dr. Hanqing Jiang –

Everyone’s on the hunt fort the next new metamaterial. Yet what if inspiration for the next metamaterial involves looking backward and not forward? To learn more, Click here for the article The engineering potential of origami and kirigami… then start practicing your folding technique.

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