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November 15, 2012

 

looking down at a glass with carbonation

What Is Carbonation?

All those little bubbles are popping on my tongue, and it makes that fizzy tingling you feel.

September 25, 2012

 

bubbles floating in the air

Creating Bubbles

If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.

July 26, 2012

 

ice cream sodas in a soda shop

The Science Of Ice Cream Soda

There's an art to creating the perfect ice cream soda. You start with just two ingredients-ice cream and soda-you end up with three-ice cream, soda, and foam.

July 9, 2012

 

scotch tape dispenser

What Makes Tape Sticky?

Ever wonder about the physics behind your everyday office supplies?

March 1, 2012

 

whipped cream with chocolate and fudge

What Is Whipped Cream?

Did you ever wonder why heavy cream whips into soft, light peaks?

February 20, 2012

 

tea cups of all different sizes

Boiling Tea: Mystery Solved!

A listener wrote to A Moment of Science about a fascinating phenomenon she noticed when heating water for tea in a microwave oven...

January 3, 2011

 

Empty champagne glasses

Does Champagne Taste Better In A Good Glass?

Champagne is a great to drink during times of celebration. Does the glass you pour champagne into matter?

November 4, 2010

 

A pan with boiling water on the stove

Cooking Question: When Is Water Actually Boiling?

You are heating up water and see bubbles form on the bottom of the pan. Is the water considered to be boiling?

November 11, 2009

 

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Mentos And Diet Coke–The Explosive Reaction Explained!

Ever wonder how the mentos and diet cola experiment works?

February 26, 2008

 

Peroxide Bubbles on Fingers

First-aid Bubbles

Pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a cut or scrape and an instant foam of tiny bubbles appears. But where do the bubbles come from, and do they really help?

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