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Turbulence: one of the great unsolved mysteries of physics - Tomás Chor

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You’re on an airplane when you feel a sudden jolt. Outside your window nothing seems to be happening, yet the plane continues to rattle you and your fellow passengers as it passes through turbulent air in the atmosphere. What exactly is turbulence, and why does it happen? Tomás Chor dives into one of the prevailing mysteries of physics: the complex phenomenon of turbulence.  

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Tomas Chor
  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Designer Hippolyte Cupillard
  • Animator Hippolyte Cupillard
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Brian Gutierrez

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