Applying mathematical rigor to "lyrically lovely" sculptures

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The father-son team of CSAIL visiting scientist Marty Demaine and researcher Erik Demaine make sensuous paper sculptures from elegant, intricate algorithms.

As described in a recent story in American Craft, "they blend handwork and materials with theory and numbers, in a spirit of discovery and play. Science inspires their art, while art informs their scientific research."

Check out a photo gallery of their work at the American Craft website: http://bit.ly/1l7eRkt

Watch a clip of them in action: http://bit.ly/1rvm95m