Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Wed, 21st Aug 2013

Why does adding ice make fizzy drinks bubble over?

Macro photograph of bubbles in a fizzy drink (c) Spiff @ wikipedia

We find out why ice cubes can make fizzy drinks bubble over, by asking a French champagne specialist!

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  • Why does ice make fizzy drinks bubble over?

    We were wondering why a glass of fizzy drink bubbles over when icecubes are dropped into it? We've found a few different answers on the internet, but we only trust the Naked Scientists to give us the right one! Many thanks, Bella and Meg from Amsterdam



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