Beer Bottle Explosions

That jack-ass frat boy was actually doing a science experiment. Who knew?

In the greatest “I totally wasted my graduate career researching the wrong thing” moment ever, a group out of Madrid has researched the physics behind the beer volcano that erupts when you tap the top of someone else’s bottle. Allow me to explain:

If you’re curious to know more, the fine folks at NPR had a great story on it, too.

Hooray beer!