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2014-12-04 16:24:21

Crews Thursday installed the final piece of the lift hill on the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, transforming the Interstate 77 skyline CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec.

spiral laser beam
2014-11-17 04:00:39

Physicists at ANU have engineered a spiral laser beam and used it to create a whirlpool of hybrid light-matter particles called polaritons.

2014-11-10 23:06:15

Laker takes first place out of 140 competitive shooters with help from the new OPMOD Vortex StrikeFire II Red Dot Sight, available exclusively at OpticsPlanet. Northbrook,

polar vortex beware
2014-11-06 16:16:10

For all those hoping the Polar Vortex was merely a frosty memory of winter 2013/2014, we have some bad news: It's back. And it's returning next week.

2014-10-07 23:01:33

Nex Flow™ Frigid-X™ Vortex Tube is superior in design using stainless steel construction and metal parts for long life (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The

2014-10-03 23:02:11

OpticsPlanet has teamed up with Vortex Optics to offer a limited edition StrikeFire II red dot sight under its in-house brand OPMOD. Northbrook IL (PRWEB) October

2014-10-03 16:20:40

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Oct.

2014-08-21 12:26:30

The world's tallest and fastest giga coaster will connect the beloved Carolina park's historic past with its thrilling future CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug.

2014-07-10 12:26:34

New Restaurant and Entertainment Venue Part of Multi-Year Expansion Plan CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast is excited to open

Scientists Explore Ways To Synchronize Magnetic Spins For More Powerful Nanoscale Electronic Devices
2014-04-30 03:07:24

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory are seeking ways to synchronize the magnetic spins in nanoscale devices to build tiny yet more powerful signal-generating or receiving antennas and other electronics.


Latest Vortex Reference Libraries

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2009-07-18 15:30:33

A Vortex (plural: vortices) is a spinning, often turbulent, mass of flowing fluid. Any spiral movement with a closed streamline is considered vortex flow. The speed and rate of rotation of a vortex is always greatest at the center, with progressively decreasing speed away from the center. The fluid pressure is lowest in the center of the vortex, and rises further from the center (Bernoulli's Principle). The core of a vortex is sometimes visible due to a plume of water vapor caused by...

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2009-07-18 12:56:04

Turbulence (or turbulent flow) is characterized by chaotic, random property changes. Turbulence occurs with low momentum diffusion (spreading of atmospheric properties), high momentum convection (vertical transference of atmospheric properties), and rapid variation of pressure and velocity in both space and time. A flow that is not turbulent is known as laminar flow. A vortex moving at low speeds will most likely cause laminar flow, and as speeds increase a transition is made to turbulent...

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Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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