Fingers, and Fizzy Pop Bubbles


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Elliot B.

Why is it, that whenever you pour some newly brought pop into a glass, the bubbles (that usually take up half the damn cup) move really slowly. However, when you put your finger into the center of the bubbles, they move at 'warp' speed? Hmmm... sTrAnGe :)

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configure

Don't ask me, I fail in science.. lol ;)

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Originally posted by King Mustard  

Why is it, that whenever you pour some newly brought pop into a glass, the bubbles (that usually take up half the damn cup) move really slowly. However, when you put your finger into the center of the bubbles, they move at 'warp' speed? Hmmm... sTrAnGe :)

Really! I must try sticking my fingers into my drinks :D

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Krome

in short.. it's surface tension... your fingers have germs and salty minerals that break the surface tension... try to test it with a clear and clean object and it will not break the surface tension...

I wonder if this issue have anything to do with computing...

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af4

Hummm....I thought the bubbles where slow because when atoms are cold they compact and move at slower speeds (solids - not very active). However, when you pour warm soda, the bubbles are faster moving because they (atoms) are warm and the atoms are further apart(liquid - very active atoms).

I figured that the bubbles moved fast when the finger dipped because of the heat from the finger.

Oh well...useless science classes....

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davjak

There is meant to be bubbles in my soda? :s :s

I think I better stop buying home brand soda ;)

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mortensen

How do they get the bubbles in? Do they put them in individually or do they put bait in the soda to lure them in?

Also, how come when I fart in my soda the bubbles go up instantly, yet with soda they come up slowly and not all at once??? :s

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Elliot B.

Well, we are in the General Discussion section of the board. We can write about whatever we want!

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Steven P.
Originally posted by mortensen  

Also, how come when I fart in my soda the bubbles go up instantly, yet with soda they come up slowly and not all at once??? :s

because farts are warm (usually) while the bubles (or gas) in soda is ice cold (or colder)

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mortensen

So if I sleep in my freezer and then fart in my COLD tea then I'll get fizzy tea??? WAHOO!

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