The Universe in a Cup of Coffee
This video does a deep dive on the surprisingly complex chemistry behind many people's favorite morning beverage: coffee. The chemistry of the universe is, in a way, in your morning cup of coffee—from the evolution of caffeine as a defensive chemical weapon in plants to the swirling eddies of milk and coffee fueled by diffusion, convection, and Brownian motion. After watching this video, you may never look at coffee the same way again.
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