News tagged with vortices

Tying light in knots

(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable feat of tying light in knots has been achieved by a team of physicists working at the universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, UK, reports a paper in Nature Physics this w ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in General Physics
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Sandy streets over the Atlantic

Thick dust from the Sahara blowing over the ocean off the western coast of Africa encounters the islands of Cape Verde, forming a wake of swirling “vortex streets” visible by satellite.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Modeling the bizarre: Quantum superfluids

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 100 years since superconductivity was discovered, a comprehensive description for the behavior of a broad class of fundamental physical systems that exhibit the bizarre properties ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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