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Contact: George Haller
georgehaller@ethz.ch
ETH Zurich

No Escape from the Pull of the Eddy

Caption: In his story "A Descent into the Maelstrom," Edgar A. Poe envisioned a stable belt of foam around a maelstrom. This served as inspiration for Haller and Beron-Vera, who went on to find these belts.

Credit: Harry Clarke, 1919

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