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New Research May Help Explain Rogue Waves

"In a new study, [researchers] in Nice, France, have reported the observation of two new types of standing waves in water, one of which has never been observed before in any media." [...] “The main interest of our work obviously applies to sea nonlinear waves, and strengthens our knowledge concerning the formation of ocean waves of large amplitudes (giant 'rogue' waves or 'tsunamis'),” Rajchenbach said." - excerpts from this article at

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