The Secrets of Mathematics

Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Hooke Lecture - Michael Berry - Chasing the dragon: tidal bores in the UK and elsewhere

52:22 | Jan 28th

In some of the world’s rivers, an incoming high tide can arrive as a smooth jump decorated by undulations, or as a breaking wave. The river reverses direction and flows upstream. In this lecture Michael Berry explains tidal bores via analogies with t...Show More