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A Peculiar Protected Structure Connects Viking Knots to Quantum Whirlpools

A Peculiar Protected Structure Connects Viking Knots to Quantum Whirlpools

In Borromean rings, each circle holds the pattern together as it passes through the other two circles. Credit: Alexandr Kakinen / Aalto University Scientists have shown how three vortices can be connected in a way that prevents their dismantling. The bond structure resembles a pattern used by the Vikings and other ancient cultures, although this …

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Sharks, turtles and lizards among the protected species at an international conference

Sharks, turtles and lizards among the protected species at an international conference

An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for shark species targeted in the fin trade and dozens of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet trade . The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known by its …

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