Wednesday, January 4, 2017

On Knots

Captain Tying Knots

You've heard of string theory. What about knot theory?
Feb 2016, phys.org

Tait Flyping Conjecture: the basis for a periodic table of knots in which hydrogen would be the "unknot" — the unknotted circle — and heavier elements would be knots whose filaments crossed over themselves an ever-higher number of times.

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