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fluid dynamics

Could Knots Unravel Mysteries of Fluid Flow?

By investigating the central role played by knots in fluids and fields, physicists hope to unravel long-standing mysteries of turbulence.

climate science

The Ocean’s Dynamic Role in Climate Change

New data collected by mathematicians and oceanographers in the frigid waters of the Southern Ocean could dramatically improve climate models.