59. Fat & Ashes – The Science of Soap and Bubbles

Based on the way it gets your dishes sparkling clean, and makes all those fanciful rainbow-colored bubbles, one could be forgiven for thinking that soap is actually magic! But like pulling the curtain back on the Great Wizard of Oz, K+K explain how all of soap’s greatest tricks work, like:

  • How soap traps grease and dirt
  • Why slimy fat and burnt ashes are premium soap ingredients
  • How soap bubbles escape the sink
  • How bubbles give birth to rainbows
The eggs from which rainbows are born