Letters: In a spin

日期:2019-03-02 03:17:03 作者:卫嚣 阅读:

By D. S. PARASNIS It is indeed surprising that the myth of a discernible Coriolis force effect on the water in a bath tub persists. Apart from the weakness of the force pointed out in the editorial, the myth was experimentally examined in 1965 by L. M. Trefethen et al in an extremely careful experiment and found to have no basis (‘The bath-tub vortex in the southern hemisphere’, Nature, vol 207, p 1085. D. S. Parasnis University of Lulea,