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Scientists say ice may fizz and bubble like champagne when floating in outer space

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 10, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Greg Beach) last modified Oct 05, 2017

In space, no one can hear you... fizz and bubble like champagne, which is exactly what scientists think ice may do when it is floating in outer space. This discovery was made when researchers at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan first created a mixture of three substances commonly found on comets and interstellar clouds from which stars form: water, ammonia, and methanol. Next, the team exposed this mixture to ultraviolet radiation to imitate the harsh environment beyond the atmosphere. As the...





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