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Engineers turn to origami to solve astronomical space problem
November 27, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Brigham Young University engineers have teamed up with a world-renowned origami expert to solve one of space exploration's greatest (and most ironic) problems: Lack of space.Full Story
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