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Launch a ring of fog.
Where: Osher Gallery 1: Human Phenomenon
Swirling water sculpts elaborate patterns of underwater dunes.
Where: This exhibit is not currently on view.
Fans simulate the swirling airflow in a thunderstorm and fog machines make the pattern visible, creating a miniature tornado that you can disturb with the wave of a hand.
Where: Gallery 4: Living Systems
A twist of a knob sets water jets in motion, causing water in this giant cylindrical tank to spin. Soon, a tiny vortex appears at the surface, gradually swelling in size as it snakes downward.
Where: Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery 6, Mezzanine
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