Image of the Day: Tiny Vortices

A starfish larva is illustrated stirring up a whorl of water.

The Scientist Staff
Jan 1, 2017


(See W. Gilpin et al., “Vortex arrays and ciliary tangles underlie the feeding–swimming trade-off in starfish larvae,” Nature Physics, doi:10.1038/nphys3981, 2016.) 

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