Oliver Thewalt

    Oliver Thewalt

    Theoretical Physics | Quantum Biology | Dark Matter Research | Energy Consulting | Creation of Hydrogen ATOM in the Higgs Field >> Vote for Nobel Prize

    Extraordinary Toroidal Vortices

    Extraordinary and beautiful examples of toroidal vortices produced by dolphins, beluga whales, humpback whales, volcanoes, hydrogen/atomic bombs, and Man.

    A toroidal vortex, also called a vortex ring, is a region of rotating fluid moving through the same or different fluid where the flow pattern takes on a toroidal (doughnut) shape. The movement of the fluid is about the poloidal or circular axis of the doughnut, in a twisting vortex motion. Examples of this phenomenon are a smoke ring or a microburst. Vortex rings were first mathematically analysed by the German physicist Hermann von Helmholtz, in his paper of 1867 On Integrals of the Hydrodynamical Equations which Express Vortex-motion Smoke rings have probably been observed since antiquity since they can easily be blown from the mouth.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vortex_ring

    ***Toroidal animation that appears at the beginning and end (and the 'fibration' animation at 2:55) were created by Paul Nylander (http://bugman123.com/)

    ***The 17 second clip of the humpback whale bubble rings shown from 1:56 to 2:13 is from danthewhaleman (The Whale Video Company).***

    http://www.youtube.com/user/danthewhaleman
    http://www.whalevideo.com

    Music: "Beautiful Being" by Eastern Sun

    Dolphin footage originally uploaded by:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/chiajungchi

    Etna smoke rings originally uploaded by:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/icampabadals

    And check this video out:
    "Five men at atomic ground zero" (and directly witness atomic toroidal vortex)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlE1BdOAfVc

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