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Flows in planets are characterized by many features, most importantly they are influenced by rotation and are driven by the difference in temperature between the hot core and the cold surface. These flows have very large dimensions and it is very hard to investigate them; to study them we set up a unique experiment called TROCONVEX, a rotating cylinder with a temperature difference set between bottom and top, which can reach the height of 4 meters. TROCONVEX allows us to explore new behaviors that can help us understand planetary flows.

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