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Knot a Problemby jedishrfu
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#1
Jan2213, 02:22 PM

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Interesting article from SciAm on transforming a rubberband into a trefoil knot and how math in the knot world of zero thickness says no but the real world says yes.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...bandintoknot 


#2
Jan2213, 07:55 PM

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Very cool video!!
However, using a knife to cut the band is a bit cheating, so it becomes a bit less impressive Still cool though. 


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Jan2213, 10:31 PM

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Jan2213, 10:53 PM

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Knot a Problem



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