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These tendrils stretching hundreds of millions of light-years spin, twirling like giant corkscrews.Cosmic filaments may be the biggest spinning objects in space|Jaime Chambers|June 22, 2021|Science News
Then, for reasons unknown to researchers, the whale switches to a loose corkscrew upward for the last 600 meters or so.Why do sea turtles, penguins and sharks sometimes just swim in circles or spirals?|Susan Milius|March 23, 2021|Science News
In my corkscrew travels I often like to revisit familiar, favorite regions looking for unfamiliar wines.This chianti will put you under the Tuscan sun and ground you with earthy flavors, too|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
High-speed 3-D microscopy of human sperm swimming freely in the lab revealed that the cells corkscrew as they move, consistent with previous studies.Human sperm don’t swim the way that anyone had thought|Jack J. Lee|July 31, 2020|Science News
For example, if the magnetic fields arose during the electroweak phase transition, as Vachaspati proposed, then the resulting field lines should be helical, “like a corkscrew,” he said.The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View|Natalie Wolchover|July 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
I asked, watching buzzards, white-backed vultures, and tawny eagles corkscrew skyward on thermals.Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot|Joanna Eede|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And a few infamous bugs, like the corkscrew-shaped bacterium called Helicobacter pylori, which can be downright carcinogenic.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The path rose more steeply now with a spiral twist to the right like the final turn of a corkscrew.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
I meant, we were both in love, he said with the ghost of a smile, if your corkscrew advances towards matrimony can be called love.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
There was a noise at the other end of the room, as if something was crawling up the iron corkscrew stair.
As it swallowed us we began to spiral rapidly around as though we were tobogganing down a giant corkscrew.
Here is a machine the central part of which resembles a great corkscrew or spiral constantly revolving.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies