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Vortex Loops Could Untie Knotty Physics Problems
March 4, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.University of Chicago physicists have succeeding in creating a vortex knot-a feat akin to tying a smoke ring into a knot. Linked and knotted vortex loops have existed in theory for more than a century, but creating them in the laboratory had previously eluded scientists.Full Story
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