Science Finally Explains Why Coffee Spills More Easily Than Beer
- Marc Abrahams for Time March 6th, 2015
- Source: http://time.com/3734327/why-coffee-spills-easier-than-beer/
The research on why foamy liquid (such as beer or latte) is less likely to slosh out of a cup than non-foamy liquid (such as black coffee), has now been formally published. The study is:“Damping of liquid sloshing by foams,” A. Sauret, F. Boulogne, J. Cappello,Emilie Dressaire and H.A. Stone,Physics of Fluids, vol. 27, 022103 (2015).
The slosh team presented their work in public a few months ago, at the Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics.