When a bubble bursts, the skin shards fold in, temporarily forming a next generation of higher-pressure smaller bubbles. Karen Hopkin reports
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that champagne's bursting bubbles provide aromatic compounds that add to the taste. Adam Hinterthuer reports
The evolution and disappearance of foamy bubbles are governed by linked mathematical equations that two Berkeley researchers say could aid in the manufacture of foams such as those used in cushions and bicycle helmets.
Researchers have invented a new trick for making electrical devices from nanoscale wires¿blowing bubbles.
Two 30,000 light-year-long blobs called Fermi bubbles have been discovered on either side of our galactic plane. John Matson reports
Popping bubbles create offspring, scientists find.
Tiny bubbles float algae to the water's surface for harvest and processing. Sophie Bushwick reports
A soapy chemistry challenge from Science Buddies
A gassy science project
Reflections on the rising bubbles in a bottle of beer
Make amazingly long-lasting bubbles with a little chemistry
Bubble logic promises better control of microscopic "lab on a chip" plumbing
A million mesmerizing bubbles rise from a glass of sparkling wine. Scientists believe they now understand how these tiny bits of fizz are born, take flight and burst in a nose-tickling spray
Climate change in the Arctic may not just produce the fabled Northwest Passage; it may also release the vast stores of methane frozen in its tundra and lakes.
This image from the Spitzer Space Telescope reveals a giant “bubble” in space. Almost 100 light-years across and 15,000 light-years away, the expanding blob is triggering bursts of star formation.