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Mentos Geyser

MENTOS GEYSER THE ERUPTIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CARBONATED BEVERAGES AND MENTOS 2.5 METERS The numerous small pores on the Mento's surface catalyze the release of carbon dioxide (CO,) gas from the soda, resulting in the rapid expulsion of copious amounts of foam. co CO CO, co When the candies come into contact with the liquid, of foam at a rapid rate. CO reaction causes the formation CO A paper by physicist Tonya Coffey found that the aspartame in diet soda lowers the surface tension and causes the biggest reaction, but caffeine doesn't accelerate the reaction. 2.0 METERS 2,865 The current Guinness World Record for simultaneous geysers was set in October 2010 in the Philippines. 1.5 METERS DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT The cost in soda alone to beat this record would be almost $4,000 (USD). Sources: Wikepedia & Tonya Coffey, "Diet Coke and Mentos: What is really behind this physical reaction?", June 2008. JAREDFANNING.COM 1.0 METERS 0.5 METERS SIMULTANEOUS REACTIONS TO FIVE MENTOS 0.0 METERS Enjoy Co CocaCoG Ste Dierrie terrier

Mentos Geyser

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The eruptive relationship between carbonated beverages and mentos.


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