Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Sun, 14th Aug 2011

Do bubbles keep your bath warmer for longer?

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Do bubbles act like insulation on the surface of your bath?  Will it prevent the need for that toe-burning hot water top up?  Find out in this QotW!  Plus, we ask how solar sails stay aloft on simple sunlight...

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  • Can bubble bath keep a bath warm for longer?

    Hi. I sometimes like a nice warm bath in the winter. After a while, the bath gets colder. I know there are a few ways that the bath can lose heat, but does a thick layer of bubbles on the top make any significantdifference to the heat retention?



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