Turbulence isn’t just a science problem

Susan Broomhall, Joy Damousi, Ivan Marusic

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Most of us have an understanding of what atmospheric turbulence is – nauseating plane movement is hard to forget.

But turbulence is all around us: not just in the air, but also in water, and even in crowds of moving people.

Perhaps surprisingly though, details around the science of turbulence are not all that well understood. Researchers studying flow and turbulence within different disciplines are yet to fully understand its complex operation – and as a result, solving problems related to turbulence is difficult.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2018


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