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Fact or Fiction: Solving the dripping faucet mystery?

Posted at 1:18 PM, Jun 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 16:18:46-04

(KGTV) - Did researchers really discover the key to stopping the noise from a dripping faucet?


Scientists at the University of Cambridge found the dripping noise is caused by a small air bubble when the drop of water hits a hard surface.

They say adding dish soap to the landing spot changes the surface tension and eliminates the sound.