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Build Your Own Fractal with MegaMenger!

Later this month, people will be gathering at museums and schools around the world to build giant Menger sponges as part of a global fractal extravaganza called MegaMenger.

October 9, 2014 — Evelyn Lamb
Counterexamples in Origami

Counterexamples in Origami

Surfaces are complicated. Triangles are simple. That’s an idea behind some methods of creating computer graphics and some advanced mathematics.

November 30, 2013 — Evelyn Lamb

ScienceArt Exhibits Heat Up This Summer

Take a break from the heat this summer to step into some cool galleries exhibiting scienceart. If the exhibits keep pouring in at this rate, I’ll have to split up this post by region.

June 27, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Graphene Kirigami

Nature Video finds out how the Japanese art of paper-cutting can give 'supermaterial' graphene even more incredible properties.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 29, 2015.

July 29, 2015 — Nature Video

10 Years of DNA Origami

DNA origami—the art of folding DNA—has expanded hugely in the 10 years since its conception. Nature Video finds out how you can fold DNA into robots.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on March 18, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

March 22, 2016 — Nature Video