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GALCIT Colloquium

Friday, February 7, 2020
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Guggenheim 133 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall)
The quest to observe the Turbulent Cascade in real time
Michael Brenner, Michael F. Cronin Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics and Professor of Physics, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University,

I'll talk about theory, simulations and experiments aimed at uncovering the time dynamics of the turbulent cascade. We focus on the collision between two vortex rings, and will present two iterative mechanisms for generating turbulence, one based on iterated crow instabilities and another based on iterated elliptical instabilities.

For more information, please contact Benedikt Barthel by email at [email protected].