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Can music change how you taste? | Interactive Science Experiment | Do Try This At Home | At-Bristol

Can sounds change the flavour of food? Nerys & Sarah of the Live Science Team invite you to take part in an interactive science experiment at home: grab some headphones and tuck in to some science!

Tell us what you thought; did the flavour of the tonic water change? Try it with other foods and let us know what you experience.

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Glow in the dark stars
Did you have these glow in the dark stars on your bedroom ceiling as a child? Fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light; causing the electrons of that substance to jump between ground and excited states. Quinine, found in tonic water, is also fluorescent. Don’t believe me? Next time you’re in a bar with a UV light, order a Gin & Tonic to see for yourself. These stars continue to emit light after the UV light has been switched off, meaning they glow in the dark - this is known as phosphorescence. Find out how you can use this material to make phosphorescent graffiti in this video: http://youtu.be/T2vxb9YsfMk
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coolsciencegifs:

Glow in the dark stars

Did you have these glow in the dark stars on your bedroom ceiling as a child? Fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light; causing the electrons of that substance to jump between ground and excited states. Quinine, found in tonic water, is also fluorescent. Don’t believe me? Next time you’re in a bar with a UV light, order a Gin & Tonic to see for yourself. These stars continue to emit light after the UV light has been switched off, meaning they glow in the dark - this is known as phosphorescence. Find out how you can use this material to make phosphorescent graffiti in this video: http://youtu.be/T2vxb9YsfMk

(via @RossExton)