Video: Watching whisky dry for science

Watching whisky dry for science (video)
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Have you ever watched paint dry? How about whisky? It turns out whisky could hold some chemical clues to making better paints.

Princeton researcher Howard Stone and photographer Ernie Button wanted to figure out 's unique drying . The Speaking of Chemistry team then compared dried whisky rings to another popular beverage, coffee.

Sophia Cai serves the science, straight, in our latest video:

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