Researchers Explains the Physics of Curly Hair Using 3D Model

Researchers at MIT and The Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University in Paris studied the once-mysterious physics of Shirley Temple’s trademark locks. Their final computer model breaks down its curvature, or helix, into a digital language.

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