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This page some how is confused with the bow shock. The bow shock was written about the astronomical material and not gas dynamics! Strange but it does not discussed the fundamentals of the detached. As the case may be, the fact remain that detached shock and Detached shock should be the same, --potto 16:11, 31 January 2007 (UTC)
The title of 'detached shock' for this page is not correct. The title is now 'Bow shock (aerodynamics)'. Some effort will have to be taken by someone to make a page for Bow shock (disambiguation), either that I will figure it out soon. The previous author of this article refers to himself in the text which is not appropriate so that has been removed and a stub has been created. I will work on this page soon and try to bring it to the standards of the oblique shock page that I remade. EMBaero 04:49, 19 August 2007 (UTC)EMBaero
As a wise user noted in the other bow shock page (about the magnetosphere) the bow shock phenomenon is entirely a subject of fluid dynamics. The flow of electrons and ions from the sun to the earth is a type of fluid flow and the shock associated with it is due to compressibility effects of the particles in the flow. Therefore, the article currently titled "Bow Shock (aerodynamics)" should be titled "Bow Shock", and the article that is currently called "Bow Shock" should be called "Bow Shock (Megnetosphere)". You should not have an article called simply "Vortex" devoted to the vorticies seen in toilets, with another article "Vortex (aerodynamics)" in order to provide disambiguation between the two phenomena. The article that is an example of an idea should not have a more straight forward title than the article of the idea itself. Jake Papp (talk) 11:59, 30 May 2011 (UTC)