The delightful field of Oreology studies the fluid physics of the creme inside Oreo cookies – how it deforms, flows, and ultimately fractures, leading to separation of the cookie into two pieces.
That’s right, scientists are now looking into how biscuit makers can engineer the perfect twist.
On this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Imma Perfetto looks at how Oreos work.
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