Brunnian Links

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Borromean Rings
Field: Algebra
Image Created By: Rob Scharein
Website: Symmetric Energy Pictures

Borromean Rings

These are Borromean Rings...

Basic Description

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  • Animation, 6 rings
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Additional Resources

Make your own rings at
Knotplot site
Professor's powerpoint notes about the Brunnian Links, (copy and paste in url)
Another animation

Future Directions for this Page

  • Interactive quiz of various unknotted vs. knotted examples
  • Applet of a interactive 3-D model of the Borromean Rings and its unraveling (and higher orders of possible)

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