Monthly Archives: December 2011

Twirling a wineglass gently creates smooth arcs in the liquid that then circle, coating the sides of the glass. […] One evening over their own bottle of wine, Reclari and colleagues decided to tackle the physics of this oenological routine. The team filled up small cylinders in a range of sizes with different volumes of a cheap merlot, then set them spinning. (via The Physics of Wine Swirling – ScienceNOW) – La science, ce sont d’abord des hommes et des femmes qui cherchent.