Check Out This Circular Laser-Scored Origami Shield Absorbing An Impact As Its Center Goes Unharmed

by • March 10, 2015 • Design, Physics, TechnologyComments (0)2532

Bin Liu of the University of California recently presented a fascinating prototype for an impact-absorbing origami “shield” at the American Physical Society meeting in San Antonio, Texas, on March 2nd. Liu’s design stole the show this year, and now everyone — including the editors of New Scientist — are standing up and taking notice. The concept holds enormous potential and endless commercial applications. You can read the full story at

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