, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 25–35 | Cite as

Knots and links

  • K. L. Sebastian
General Article


Knots appear in a variety of contexts in physics, chemistry and biology. This article is an introduction to the science of knots and links for the uninitiated and it outlines why scientists find them fascinating.


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Inorganic and Physical ChemistryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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