April 25, 2007


Beer Foam Riddle Solved (AFP, April 25, 2007)

There is the nagging question of whether life exists other than on Earth. The enduring mystery of who made us — and why.

And then there is this: Why does the foam on a pint of lager quickly disappear but the head on a pint of Guinness linger?

Answers to questions 1 and 2 are still being sought, but the Great Beer Riddle, at least, may soon be solved.

Writing in the prestigious British science journal Nature, an elite scientific duo say they have devised an equation to describe beer froth.

Let's just say that we know someone who's owed apologies from their parents, Wife, several professors ands a dean or two, who refused to believe that he was working on this problem.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 25, 2007 5:16 PM
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