# Topology Explains Why Automobile Sunshades Fold Oddly

- 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,Fun maths facts} }