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Effect of Rain in Calming the Sea

Nature volume 166, page 79 (08 July 1950) | Download Citation

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IN view of the difference between the results obtained by E. W. S. Ashton and J. K. O'Sullivan1 and those of C. F. Barnaby2 for the number of vortex rings formed when drops of water fall into a container of water, we have repeated the experiment.

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    , and , Nature, 164, 320 (1949).

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    • G. L. SAINSBURY
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