Deceptive-looking vortex line in superfluid led to twice-mistaken identity

Researchers have shown that a group of scientists were incorrect when they concluded that a mysterious effect found in superfluids indicated the presence of solitons — exotic, solitary waves. Instead, they explain, the result was due to more pedestrian, whirlpool-like structures in the fluid. Mysterious effect found in superfluids were pedestrian whirlpool-like structures, not exotic solitons.

from Physics News — ScienceDaily

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