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June 10, 2020

Color-changing fibers used to predict a knot's stability

With the help of color-changing fibers, MIT researchers have developed a mathematical model to predict a knot’s stability.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant DMR 1922321.]

Learn more in the MIT news story How strong is your knot?. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 10, 2020)

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