The Science of Popcorn

In my book, Midwest Maize, I share a lot of information about the history of corn—including much of what is included in this video. However, I don’t cover the science behind what makes one particular type of corn–popcorn– turn itself inside out. And I had not previously seen the 250-times magnification of popcorn that shows its structure. So just in case you’re interested in seeing how the miracle of that little white explosion takes place, here you go.

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3 responses to “The Science of Popcorn

  1. Susan-Marie Kelly

    Cynthia Clampitt please contact me abaout speaking in Sun City Huntley.

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  2. Susan-Marie Kelly

    Cynthia Clampitt please contact me about speaking in Sun City Huntley.

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