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This Is the Way the Paper Crumples: In a ball of paper, scientists discover a landscape of surprising mathematical order
nytimes.com/2018/11/26/science

Siobhan Roberts in the NYT writes about Omer Gottesman's discovery that when repeatedly crumpling paper, the total length of the creases is surprisingly predictable. Via twitter.com/bit_player/status/, based on Nature paper at doi.org/10.1038/s42005-018-007

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