What's the oldest wine you've tasted? I can put smart money down guessing that it wasn't 180 years old. And that would mean that a small team of archaeologists and oenologists certainly have some impressive bragging rights, after taste testing ancient champagne hauled up from the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
It seems that champagne isn't just for celebratory toasts, but is also important when it comes to the world's future energy needs. The mechanics behind uncorking a bottle of champagne may hold the key to developing more efficient energy-producing plants, according to new research.