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From Smoke Rings to Cosmic Strings: The Physics of Knots

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19:30 – 20:30 10 Feb 2015
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Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Speakers: Felix Flicker

Knots, like those you’d tie in your shoelace, have wideranging
applications in modern physics. I will give an
overview of the history of the subject, before considering
examples from the purely theoretical (quantum computing)
to the eminently practical (getting out of armlocks).

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: London & South East Branch
Contact details: Prof Ray Mackintosh (e-mail
raymond.mackintosh@open.ac.uk)

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Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
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19:30 – 20:30 10 Feb 2015
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