ME Alum Christopher Daily-Diamond to Discuss Shoe String Theory at SF Exporatorium on September 7

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

ME Alum Christopher Daily-Diamond will be presenting at the Exploratorium on Thursday, September 7th from at 9:00pm, during their "After Dark Thursday Nights" event. 

 

Shoelace Knots Untied
With Christopher Daily-Diamond
9:00 p.m.
Phyllis C. Wattis Webcast Studio

Sooner or later, most of us have looked down to see that our shoelaces have come undone, despite the snug knot we’d previously tied. Have you ever wondered why? Learn how striking feet and swinging legs can suddenly loosen shoelace knots with mechanical engineer Christopher Daily-Diamond. By researching the interplay of impact and inertia that unravel common shoelace knots, Daily-Diamond aims to understand even more complex knots, such as strands of DNA.