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The Jet-Stream Conundrum

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Science  26 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5811, pp. 467-468
DOI: 10.1126/science.1131375

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Summary

Fluid jets occur in Earth's atmosphere and oceans, and on other planets. A new theoretical view of jets has helped reveal why they form and how they interact with the surrounding fluid.