1996 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 1st prize

Patrick Landmann

Arenok Presse for Geo

01 January, 1995

Scientists measure wind turbulence at Tahiti's airport using a model on a scale of 1:20,000. Although virtual reality and computer simulation have replaced many physical tests, scale models are sometimes still the preferred option. In the cities of Grenoble, Toulouse and Nantes such tests are carried out under strictly controlled conditions.

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Patrick Landmann

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