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Making a tornado-like vortex in water is easy — anyone can do it with a soda bottle.AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Doing so would be crucial to settling long-standing questions about a fundamental property of vortices called helicity.AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The most prominent breakthrough involves proving a fundamental new law governing the tornado-like tubes of currents known as vortices.AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Yet such a conservation law would be immensely useful to meteorologists and others who deal with vortices — that same wide spectrum of researchers who deal with turbulence.AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s like building the plane as you’re trying to fly it in gale-force winds of a pandemic vortex.WILL A COVID-19 VACCINE CHANGE THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH? (EP. 430)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 27, 2020FREAKONOMICS
All you seem to hear about these days are droughts, polar vortexes and global warming!WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN “WEATHER” VS. “CLIMATE”?BRIGID WALSHJULY 26, 2020EVERYTHING AFTER Z
With a gasp she felt herself falling straight down through a swirling vortex of sensation, to the very sand-bed of the stream.THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
He had now come to the verge of the whirlpool of destruction, and, in a frenzied moment, he threw himself into the awful vortex!CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
"She dies in a flurry," said Tom, casting his eyes at the little vortex into which the boat was then entering.THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
It was a narrow, sharp rock, that jutted out about two feet from the bank, quite close to the vortex of the whirlpool.MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE

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