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Why do champagne and soda pop fizzle when opened?

Before the cap is opened, the pressure inside the bottle is sufficiently high to keep the carbon dioxide gas that is dissolved in the liquid within the liquid. When the cap is removed, the pressure drops to the room-temperature pressure level, which is insufficiently high. The carbon dioxide in the liquid begins to escape in the form of small, rising bubbles. Eventually, the exposed liquid will go flat.

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07:54:28 on 02/22/08 by Webmaster - Questions and Answers -