Robert J. Lang is an origami artist and former NASA physicist. He created this work, "TREE FROG, OPUS 280" from one uncut square of Korean hanji.

Robert J. Lang is an origami artist and former NASA physicist. He created this work, “TREE FROG, OPUS 280” from one uncut square of Korean hanji.

courtesy of Robert J. Lang

 

  

 

  

  • The Oregon Health Authority is still investigating the death of an Oregonian earlier this summer after the person purchased vaping products from a licensed dispensary. This comes amid news of severe lung illnesses and deaths in several states. We talk with Tom Jeanne, OHA’s deputy health officer and epidemiologist, about the investigation and the current vaping regulations in place. 

 

  

  • This weekend, origami experts from around the world will be coming to Portland to attend the Pacific Coast OrigamiUSA Convention, where enthusiasts can take classes and view their exhibits. Robert J. Lang, a leading origami artist and former physicist for NASA, will showcase his work at the convention. We sit down with Lang to talk about how the mathematics and beauty behind origami can be used to solve real-world problems.

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