The physicist who folds

Physicist Robert lang left NASA to practice origami. Great Big Story tells us why.

Great Big Story is a US-based media house with storytellers who span the globe to document the peculiar, the inspiring and the innovative. In their latest video, Great Big Story talks to Robert Lang, a physicist who left his job at NASA to pursue his passion for the ancient Japanese folding art of origami. 

His eye-catching and intricate designs are more than just eye-catching. This documentary-style video unpacks Lang’s art and its mathematical implications for space exploration and more. 

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