News tagged with streams

Finding the pulse of the polar vortex

If you can predict the path of the jet stream, the upper atmosphere's undulating river of wind, then you can predict weather โ€“ not just for a week or two, but for an entire season. A new Stanford study moves toward that ...

dateJul 10, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Spraying efficiently: Breaking up is hard to do

Atomizing liquids is vital to fuel-air mixing. Using oscillating liquid streams, breakup and drop formation can be improved compared to common straight jets. But the many dynamic interactions make it difficult for scientists ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in Soft Matter
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Gulf Stream eddies as a source of iron

ETH researchers have fortuitously discovered that Gulf Stream eddies are rich in iron, and these eddies transport this essential micronutrient to the iron-poor North Atlantic Gyre. Before this discovery, the typical assumption ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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