Beer Info FAQ

Can you break a glass with your hand?

Can you break a glass with your hand?

“You don't break the glass with your hand. The water causes it,” said Dr. Tadd Truscott, a mechanical engineer who led the team and is now at Utah State University. Thankfully, because of fluid dynamics, if the bottle is filled with beer, it's less likely to break.

Can you break glass by singing?

To shatter the glass, a singer's voice has to match that frequency, or pitch, and the glass must have microscopic defects. But no matter how loud the sound, if the pitch doesn't match the resonant frequency of the glass, the glass will reflect most of the energy and won't break.