Researchers unfold a prototype of a solar array that uses origami principles for deployment. Brian Trease at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says this kind of technology could one day be used for space solar power applications.
http://vimeo.com/103446030

Researchers unfold a prototype of a solar array that uses origami principles for deployment. Brian Trease at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says this kind of technology could one day be used for space solar power applications.

http://vimeo.com/103446030

ororchideenoire:

Formalized Music / Thought and Mathematics in Composition, Iannis Xenakis (1971).

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jtotheizzoe:

The first ever picture of the Mandelbrot set, from this 1978 paper by Robert Brooks and J. Peter Matelski.

For comparison, here’s a more modern representation of this fractal wonder: 

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fireland:

welcome to your life / there’s no turning back

Thank you, awesome person who put this together.

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Training hard. Eating a lot. A lot, a lot. Constantly. Then I read about Creatine, which is supposed to be good for vegetarians who want to put on pounds. Cut down on running. Weighed myself after six months. 

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aarontatertot:

Blood as seen through an electron microscope.

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