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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: Borromean Rings

Any two rings are disconnected from one another, but together they cannot be separated -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Borromean rings

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Three circles which are linked together - BUT - no two circles are attached to one another.The name "Borromean rings" comes from their use in the coat of arms of the aristocratic Borromeo family in Italy. The link itself is much old...

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