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Turbulence

From tea kettles to exploding stars

Nature Physics volume 2, pages 505506 (2006) | Download Citation

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Turbulent flows, such as those generating the thermonuclear flames of a supernova, are difficult to measure, so we rely on simulations for insights. The largest simulation to date reveals unexpected flow dynamics.

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  1. Wolfram Schmidt is at the Institut für Theoretische Physik und Astrophysik, Universität Würzburg, D-97074 Würzburg, Germany. schmidt@astro.uni-wuerzburg.de

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