Educator George Zaidan explains why ketchup and other non-newtonian fluids are so difficult to pour out of the bottle in this Ted-Ed lesson animated by TOGETHER .
Ever go to pour ketchup on your fries…and nothing comes out? Or the opposite happens, and your plate is suddenly swimming in a sea of red? George Zaidan describes the physics behind this frustrating phenomenon, explaining how ketchup and other non-Newtonian fluids can suddenly transition from solid to liquid and back again
Now that there’s an explanation why ketchup is so difficult to pour, here’s a tip for an easier pour from DirtFarmerJay.