How many times can you fold paper? How about 13?

how many times can you fold paper

How many times can you fold paper? How about 13?

Doesn’t paper folded enough times create a stack that reaches to the moon?  Well it doesn’t here. However you would need a suitcase to carry it around if you wanted to protect yourself against being taken short. (It  is toilet paper after all.) The students at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Massachusetts asked how many times can you fold paper? They went on to break the record. See below:

Have a look at this article about it in New Scientist.

Author: Helpful Colin

I have a background in telecommunications and a fascination with all things scientific and technical - from physics to electronics, and computing to DIY.

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