» Candy puts Mentos in Diet Coke

What happens when you add a Mentos to Diet Coke?  When you put Mentos in soda like Diet Cola there is a massive eruption of cola and CO2 gas. The process which causes the reaction is called nucleation. Since each Mentos is covered in little grooves thus having more surface area than it were if it were smooth.

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