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Researchers experiment the vortex dynamics in a thin-layer fluid

A researcher experiments the vortex dynamics in a thin-layer fluid. The laboratory experiment consists in pulling a disk in thin-layer fluid to produce a vortex. The coloring agents allow to visualize the movements of cyclones (red) and anticyclone (black). The experiments are used to improve the meteorological and climatic forecasts.

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