Shoelace Knots Untied
With Christopher Daily-Diamond
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.