Briton’s Win Nobel With Work On ‘Exotic’ Matter Explained By A Bagel

Reiters – October 4, 2016

Their research centers on topology, a branch of mathematics involving step-wise changes like making a series of holes in an object. The difficult-to-grasp concept was illustrated by Nobel Committee member Thors Hans Hansson at a news conference using a cinnamon bun, a bagel and a pretzel.

A doughy blob with a holey middle,
Informs a quantum physics riddle.

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