Archive for bubbles

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]

Did you see the big bubble in Trinity College today?

Posted in Life with tags , , on 31 July 2009 by Steve

Ireland“They were pushing a big bubble around Trinity College this morning. Well okay, not a bubble – a zorb – but it was all to do with the new exhibit at the Science Gallery , entitled ‘Bubble’, appropriately enough. The interactive exhibition – promising fizz, froth and foam – runs from tomorrow, July 31 culminating with a Foam Party as part of Culture Night on September 25th …” (more)

[Culch.ie, 30 July]