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  • Knots on the Web (Peter Suber) - A collection of knotting resources on the web. Sections on knot tying, mathematical knot theory, knot art, and knot books.
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  • A Circular History of Knot Theory - Starting with the flawed theory of Kelvin's knotted vortex to the work of Thurston, Jones and Witten, knot theory has circled back to its ancestral origins of theoretical physics.
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  • Cook's Borromean Ring Links - Links to pages and two outlines of proofs that show the Borromean rings can't be made from circular rings.
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  • Geometry and the Imagination - Has a small section on knot theory at an introductory level. Also has sections on orbifolds, polyhedra and topology.
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  • The Geometry Junkyard: Knot Theory - A page of links on geometric questions arising from knot embeddings.
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  • Harmonic Knots - Some results and figures from Aaron Trautwein's thesis.
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  • History of Knot Theory - Biographies of early knot theorists. Many early papers on knot theory (in pdf format) including papers by Tait, Kirkman, Little and Thomson.
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  • Kauffman, Louis H - A topologist working in knot theory discusses the connection between knot theory and statistical mechanics. Sections on cybernetics and knots, Fourier knots and the author's research papers.
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  • Knot Theory - An overview of knot theory from Mathworld
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  • Knot Theory Group University of Liverpool - Links to preprints and to programs written in pascal for doing knot calculations.
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  • The KnotPlot Site - A visual exploration of mathematical knots.
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  • Knotscape - By Jim Hoste and Morwen Thistlethwaite. Provides convenient access to tables of knots. Linux, Solaris.
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  • Mathematics and Knots - An exhibition of knots provided by the Division of Mathematics, University of Wales, Bangor.
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  • Megamath Knot Theory Page - An introductory overview of knot theory.
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  • Morwen Thistlethwaite's Home Page - Has many beautiful images of symmetric knots, and information about a computer program called Knotscape (compiled binaries for Linux, Sunos and Alpha platforms). Includes pictures of knots with 13 crossings or less.
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  • New Knot Tables - Covers families of knots of p, pq, p1q, p11q, p111q, pqr, pq1r types. Explains properties and notations. Includes diagram photos.
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  • Pictures of Knots - A table of graphics of all knots of up to nine crossings. Also includes pictures of some links.
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  • String Figure Mathematics (or Trivial Knot Theory) - A mathematical analysis of string figures. Theorems, examples, illustrations and conjectures on patterns created with an unknotted string.
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  • A Third Year Lecture Course on Knots - Includes examples, solutions, knot tables, pretty pictures. Course material includes: colouring, Alexander and Jones polynomials, tangles and braids.
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  • Thomas Fink (Tie Knots) - Thomas Fink and Yong Mao, used ideas from statistical mechanics to show there are 85 ways to tie a tie. They discovered a number of new aesthetically pleasing tie knots. This page has links to their original papers and to their book ``The 85 Ways to Tie a Tie''.
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  • Using Topology to Probe the Hidden Action of Enzymes - Describes how knot theory is used to understand the action of enzymes that affect DNA topolgy. [PDF]
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  • Wolfram MathWorld: Knot Polynomial - Some knot invariants.
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