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New findings on Fluid Turbulence

Bryan Crump stirs a cup of tea with Dr. Ashton Bradley from Otago University. He’s part of a research collaboration with the University of Queensland which has just published a report in the magazine Science with some breakthrough findings in fluid turbulence which may have implications for our understanding of quark-gluon plasmas, electrons in solids, and the persistence of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, or could help create more efficient transportation.

Click here to listen to Ashton’s interview with Bryan from Radio New Zealand

Universal features of fluid turbulence persist at very different scales: Great Red Spot on Jupiter (Nasa image) comped with clusters of quantum vortices in a superfluid Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC lab, University of Queensland).