Ashna Aggarwal - UCLA EPSS

May 24, 2019, noon - 1 p.m.
Slichter 3853

Presented By:
Ashna Aggarwal,

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Paraboloids are the New Spheres: a Novel Set Up for Simulating Core Convection

Earth's dynamo is driven by rotating convection in the liquid iron outer core. We present a novel paraboloidal laboratory-numerical set up designed to investigate core-style turbulence, with theoretical justification and preliminary findings.