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Turbulence—not as dangerous as flyers think

You're sitting in an aeroplane, maybe reading a book or watching a movie, a tray of unopened food in front of you. Suddenly, the plane jolts and starts to bump up and down. You grab hold of the armrest, hastily tighten your ...

dateSep 14, 2016 in Other
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The turbulent interstellar medium

The gas in galaxies is typically seen to be moving at very rapid, even supersonic velocities, providing clear evidence that the medium is highly turbulent. Looking more closely at gas clouds in our own Milky Way, astronomers ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Astronomy
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