a police officer takes cover behind the origami shield

Video: Watch an origami shield stop bullets

SWAT teams want to bring protection with them when they move into position, so BYU engineers made an origami-inspired shield that stops bullets from handguns.

Watch them test their invention. 

Scott Eldredge in his library office

The opposing team's ball boy

His day job is to digitize unique and rare historical artifacts, but on six Saturdays in the fall you'll find Scott Eldredge on the visiting team's sideline at LaVell Edwards Stadium. 

Read a Q & A with the library's digital initiatives program manager.