Harold McGee

Apr. 12, 2013

Poring Over the Science of Coffee

Harold McGee explains the chemistry in your cup of joe.

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Don't Cork That Champagne

Chemist Richard Zare and food writer Harold McGee discuss the best way to store leftover Champagne.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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