Mechanics of Wrinkling and Crumpling

Publication date: Tue, Jul 03, 2012 - 2:11pm
Featured on the cover of a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is a paper by Physics graduate student Hunter King , postdoc Robert Schroll and professors Benny Davidovitch and Narayanan Menon. Their work identifies a fundamental difference in the symmetry-breaking processes that lead to wrinkling and crumpling of a thin sheet... read more