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Why milk boil n overflow?

  1. May 23, 2010 #1
    hi dear frns!!
    why milks boil n overflow although this phenomenon is not seen in case in water???
     
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  3. May 23, 2010 #2

    mathman

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    Layman's guess: The solids in milk (fat, protein) give the bubbles more stability.
     
  4. May 24, 2010 #3
    Here is a pretty interesting answer to a pretty interesting question:

     
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