Archive for beer

Kells bells! TCD puts ancient book’s name to beer

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 20 March 2011 by Steve

“It’s probably not what the Columban monks had in mind as they slaved by candlelight over the manuscript that was to become the Book of Kells in the year 800, but visitors to the books exhibition in Trinity College may soon be able to buy Book of Kells-branded soaps, perfumery, cosmetics and even beer …” (more)

[Harry Leech, Independent, 20 March]

Mathematicians Reinvent The Beer Widget

Posted in research with tags , , , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“Many a beer drinker will have puzzled over the following: why, when a can of beer is opened, do carbon dioxide bubbles form so slowly. Why not all at once? The study of bubble formation in carbonated drinks is a relatively new science …” (more)

[Physics arXiv Blog, 4 March]