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Topology Explains Why Automobile Sunshades Fold Oddly

Article by Feist, Curtis and Naimi, Ramin
  • Published in 2012
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We use braids and linking number to explain why automobile shades fold into an odd number of loops.

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arxivId
1205.4797
pages
8

BibTeX entry

@article{Feist2012,
	abstract = {We use braids and linking number to explain why automobile shades fold into an odd number of loops.},
	archivePrefix = {arXiv},
	arxivId = {1205.4797},
	author = {Feist, Curtis and Naimi, Ramin},
	eprint = {1205.4797},
	month = {may},
	pages = 8,
	title = {Topology Explains Why Automobile Sunshades Fold Oddly},
	url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.4797 http://arxiv.org/pdf/1205.4797v1},
	year = 2012,
	primaryClass = {math.GT},
	urldate = {2012-05-23},
	collections = {Easily explained,Basically physics}
}