November 21st, 2017, 10:46 PM  #1 
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Take a string initially of diameter D and length L, where L>>D. Twist the string until it forms a helix. Repeat until the limit near L~D. What is the resultant geometry? Take a string with the above starting L and D, connecting ends with itself to form a "torus" with N/2 string twists, where N is an integer. What is the limit of twists? 

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