Photos of Soap Bubbles that Look Like Trippy Exoplanets

Earlier today we learned about the science of soap bubbles — now here are some soap bubbles that look like science fiction. Photographer Jason Tozer has been doing a series of close-up images of bubbles that look like weird, psychedelic exoplanets. » 11/13/12 5:00pm 11/13/12 5:00pm

The chemical that links soap bubbles to explosions

Add a little glycerin to your soap bubble formula and you'll have super-strong beautiful bubbles that, if you wear cotton gloves, you can hold in your hands. Add a little glycerin to sulfuric acid and nitric acid and you won't read the rest of this post because you'll blow yourself up. We're going to take a quick look… » 11/13/12 12:20pm 11/13/12 12:20pm