Chemical Fizzics: All about Bubbles

Date

09-04-2007

Time

7:30 pm

Location

Chemistry Building, Room 122

Description

Richard N. Zare's lecture will be filled with demonstrations illustrating the world of bubbles. Current work by chemical engineers associated with froth flotation and other ways bubbles occupy an important place in contemporary technology will be discussed. Zare will answer some questions such as "Why do bubbles in a carbonated beverage grow in size when they rise?" and "Do all bubbles in a carbonated beverage rise upward?"