What Does A Beer Have In Common With The Atom Bomb?

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It doesn't seem like a bottle of beer and an atomic explosion could have much in common. But it turns out that, in an ice-cold brewski, it's surprisingly easy to start a chain reaction that bears a close resemblance to that of a nuclear bomb. Once it starts, it only gets bigger. Scroll down to see how, and for more interesting facts about beer.

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Written by Curiosity Staff May 11, 2017