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The Science of Popcorn

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The Science of Popcorn

Popcorn is everyone’s favourite cinema snack but how many people actually know the science behind how and why popcorn works the way it does?

This infographic from Mocomi sets out some appliance of science with a breakdown on how the popcorn is made.

On top of an explanation as to how water inside corn turns into steam when heated creating a reaction with starch inside the corn.

There’s also some info into the history of the snack plus some interesting facts to impress your friends the next time you’re at the movies.





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