String theory' in science lessons: the investigation of a notoriously knotty problem
Issue 356 | Page 69 | Published Mar 2015
The notorious ease with which headphone flex becomes knotted provides the basis for classroom projects showing how cutting-edge mathematics and experimental methods can cast light on this all-too-familiar phenomenon.
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