Father Song Team Solves Geometry Problem With Infinite Folds

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In geometry, polyhedra (three-dimensional shapes made of polygons) have been at the centre of a mathematical problem. Until recently, mathematicians didn’t have proof of how to fold polyhedra without shrinking, squashing, or stretching it. Now, a group of researchers have presented proof that shows how to fold polyhedra flat using infinite folds. They started at a point far from the vertices (the intersection of two planes) and flattened it, then looked for another, repeating it infinitely with smaller folds as they got closer to a vertex. Read full article here

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