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#8 – Link light in knots

10 Impossible Things That Became Possible Thanks to Science!

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It’s generally known that the light move in a straight line. However, scientists from the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol and Southampton light tied into knots, making a reality of abstract mathematical concepts. Units have been created with holograms which direct the flow of light around the dark areas using knot theory, a branch of mathematics that deals with sites in real life.

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