Why do Bubbles Pop when you Touch them? With Helen Czerski. What is Dew? Why do we Hiccup?


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Today’s questions are about DEW, BUBBLES and HICCUPS.

First up is Maggie who would like to know - what is dew?

Find out how water can be three things, and how it turns into dew.

Our next question is why do bubbles pop? To answer it I have writer, physicist, oceanographer Helen Czerski, who knows all about bubbles!

She’s written a book called Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book all about bubbles and she’s here to answer the question and even tell us about how dolphins use bubbles as toys!

Our third question is from Charlie, who asks why do we get hiccups?

Find out all about how and why we get them and some funny ideas of how to get rid of them.

I’ll be back next week answering more questions from children around the world in another episode of EUTS. Do send in your questions, there’s info about how to do that on the show’s website, everythingunderthesun.co.uk.

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Thank you, have a lovely bubbly week!

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