Why Are There Bubbles in my Day-Old Water?
Learn about why bubbles appear in your water overnight; the “other-contingent extravert,” a new type of extravert that’s only outgoing in certain situations; and why food sticks to nonstick pans.
Bubbles in water left out overnight by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Adam)
- Why do bubbles form if a glass of water is left alone for a while? (2006, February 6). Scientific American. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-bubbles-form-if-a/
- Water Q&A: Why is my drinking water cloudy? (2021). Usgs.gov. https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/water-qa-why-my-drinking-water-cloudy?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects
- Zhang, S. (2015, August 18). Big Question: Why Does Tap Water Go Stale Overnight? Wired; WIRED. https://www.wired.com/2015/08/big-question-tap-water-go-stale-overnight/
This new type of extravert is only outgoing in comfortable situations by Kelsey Donk
- Study Identifies a New Type of Extravert. (2020). Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/social-instincts/202012/study-identifies-new-type-extravert
- Huang, J. L., & Wu, D. (2020). Other-contingent extraversion and satisfaction: The moderating role of implicit theory of personality. Journal of Individual Differences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000339
- MacDonald, F. (2016). The Science of Introverts vs Extroverts. ScienceAlert. https://www.sciencealert.com/the-science-of-introverts-vs-extroverts
Scientists discovered why food sticks to nonstick pans by Cameron Duke
- Why food sticks to nonstick frying pans. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/aiop-wfs012921.php
- Fedorchenko, A. I., & Hruby, J. (2021). On formation of dry spots in heated liquid films. Physics of Fluids, 33(2), 023601. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0035547
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