How Knots Help Us Understand the World

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Sources:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/graduate-student-solves-decades-old-conway-knot-problem-20200519/ Conway knot and sliceness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqyyhhnGraw&t=141s&ab_channel=Numberphile Knot theory fundamentals
https://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~v1ranick/papers/murasug3.pdf Knot theory fundamentals and applications
https://www.ias.edu/ideas/2011/witten-knots-quantum-theory Knots for quantum mechanics
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160210170411.htm History and Uses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-i9v9VfCrs&list=PLt5AfwLFPxWLyfD4nhZCX_3UZdSSpkBTs&index=2&ab_channel=Numberphile Prime knots
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxxnziuL408&list=PLt5AfwLFPxWLyfD4nhZCX_3UZdSSpkBTs&index=4&ab_channel=Numberphile Knots and DNA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9uVj9rf73E&list=PLt5AfwLFPxWLyfD4nhZCX_3UZdSSpkBTs&index=9&ab_channel=Numberphile Colouring knots
https://the-gist.org/2018/04/mathematical-knots-its-not-what-youd-expect/ Uses

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Conway_knot.png
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/aerial-view-of-the-inner-city-bypass-airport-link-toll-road-brisbane-city-queensland-australia-sjf00fcjdkq2d7al6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_knot#/media/File:Knot_table.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_Unknot.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Knot_table-blank_unknot.svg
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/dna-gm1221595944-358144801
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/math-equations-written-on-a-blackboard-gm1219382595-356664698
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/business-womans-hands-trying-to-untie-tangled-headphones-close-up-gm946980440-258582618
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/old-stone-carved-celtic-design-symbol-celtic-knot-gm995458848-269444613
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Quipo_in_the_Museo_Machu_Picchu,_Casa_Concha,_Cusco.jpg
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/child-tying-shoes-4k-xwdsnmd
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/pretzel-isolated-on-white-background-salt-and-soft-gm519556165-49548738

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