TorusFlex

As I begin to elaborate this string game work, I would like to offer an appreciation and homage to James Murphy, whose webspace bears the title “TorusFlex,” referring to the reality that a loop of string is, mathematically, a torus. Here’s a link to his page:

http://www.torusflex.com/

torusflex-jim-murphy

and here’s my favorite animated gif that demonstrates how the appearance of a torus can be changed while still allowing it to keep its¬†essential properties:

Mug_and_Torus_morph

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