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Bull dogs have little dogs

Lewis Richardson’s famous 1920 climate science paper ‘The supply of energy from and to Atmospheric Eddies’ was neatly summarized by the poem: Big whorls have little whorls That feed on their velocity, And little whorls have lesser whorls And so on to viscosity. Isn’t that a brilliant description of turbulence? So climate scientists have, from […]