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Soccer Players Act Like Turbulent Particles, Study Says

Soccer (or do you say football?) players move about the field like churned-up particles.
Physicists have studied many phenomena, such as soccer players' movements, to better understand turbulence. This photo was taken during an Australia-Germany match on June 19 2017.
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New research shows the way soccer players move about the field bears similarities to the manner in which particles behave under the chaotic conditions of turbulence.

This discovery is one of the many made in an effort to better understand turbulence, which is a surprisingly active and pressing field. More than half

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