Comic 3 - Tiny knots and sharp claws

Feb 20, 2017
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Comic Transcript:

According to a paper in the journal “Science,” David Leigh and his colleagues have tied the world’s tiniest knot out of a 20 nanometer string of 192 atoms. It took them two days to make a cloverleaf knot and seal the ends together. This is 1/10,000th the width of a human hair!

But only the sharpest thing in the universe could possibly UNTIE a knot that tiny...

...kitten claws

Author Notes:

Gary Robson 22nd Feb 2017, 7:19 PM edit delete
Gary Robson
Read the study in Science.

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