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How Many Bubbles Are In Your Bubbly?
2014-04-03 08:17:35

The importance of fizz, more technically known as effervescence, in sparkling wines and champagnes is not to be underestimated — it contributes to the complete sensory experience of a glass, or flute, of fine bubbly.

The Physics And Chemistry Of Champagne Bubbles
2012-02-14 04:34:04

The innermost secrets of champagne bubbles are about to be unveiled in the Springer journal EPJ ST. This fascinating work is the brainchild of Gérard Liger-Belair, a scientist tackling champagne bubbles from both a physics and a chemistry perspective.

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2009-09-29 06:25:00

A team of researchers in Europe have discovered that the aroma of champagne is experienced through the mist of bursting bubbles wafting from the drink.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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