Interesting article from Scientific American Mysteries of Turbulence Unraveled.
Simulations follow how swirls in a fluid transfer and dissipate energy
“When I meet God, I’m going to ask him two questions: why relativity? And why turbulence? I really believe he’ll have an answer for the first.”
I never head of Andrey Kolmogorov until a couple years ago, lately he seems to turn up everywhere
This is from Wikipedia - Vortex Shedding
Vortex shedding behind a circular cylinder. In this animation, the flow on the two sides of the cylinder are shown in different colors, to show that the vortices from the two sides alternate. Courtesy, Cesareo de La Rosa Siqueira.
Vortex shedding as winds pass Heard Island ( bottom left ) in the southern Indian Ocean resulted in this Kármán vortex street in the clouds