Richard Zare

Dec. 28, 2012

Get the Most Bang from Your Bubbly

Chemist Richard Zare pores over the science of bubbles -- from champagne fizz to beer foam.

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Dec. 31, 2010

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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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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