In a thrilling YouTube video, Veritasium shows Dr. Lang's mathematical approach to origami and explores the engineering applications of origami. The video explains how origami--especially thick origami--can give structures beneficial motions unattainable by other means. Dr. Howell shows examples of origami in engineering created by the CMR, which include an expandable catheter, a collapsible bulletproof barrier, and deployable forceps.
Recently, the video has reached over 3 million views.
You can view the video here.