When the “soap bubble” burst in an instant, the temperature even reached 20000 degrees. Why didn’t it burn?

As the star of the solar system, the sun is also the center of the solar system. All celestial bodies revolve around it. In this process, the Sun continues to carry out nuclear fusion reactions, constantly providing us with light and heat.

The temperature of the sun’s surface can reach 5500 degrees centigrade, while the temperature of its center is about 20 million degrees centigrade. In such a high temperature environment, all substances can only exist as gas.

However, in our real life, there is one thing that is not easy to find and seems very fragile. Its surface temperature can reach four times the surface temperature of the sun, which is the bubble our children like to blow.


These bubbles formed and then floated with the wind and broke after contact. They look fragile, but it’s hard to imagine the energy and heat they generate when they split.

When they split, they can reach temperatures of 20000 degrees Celsius, well above 5500 degrees Celsius on the surface of the sun. Why is the surface temperature of bubbles so high? Why can’t we feel the temperature at which it decomposes?

When a soap bubble forms, it floats in the wind. Sometimes when we see a soap bubble on the side of the road, we may reach out and touch it. But in fact, when a soap bubble breaks, it will produce a very high temperature, which can even reach about 20000 ℃. Through the study of the energy changes inside the soap bubble, scientists found that after the soap bubble is formed at 20000-40000 Hz, the space of atoms and molecules inside the soap bubble will shrink sharply, molecules and atoms will collide due to the reduction of space, and finally form high-energy particles.


At the moment of soap bubble rupture, ultra-high frequency vibration will occur again inside the soap bubble, which will produce light particles, resulting in weak nuclear reaction and extremely high temperature.

So why don’t we have a burning sensation when we prick soap bubbles? In fact, this is because the breaking time of soap bubbles is too short, and the breaking time is calculated by “femtosecond” (femtosecond: also known as femtosecond, which is the measurement unit of time length, femtosecond is one trillionth of a second).

Bubbles burst before human nerve endings feel the temperature. Not only that, because the energy fluctuation level in the soap bubble is just the size of the particles, we don’t realize it at all.


The instant of bubble rupture can only be captured by some ultra-high speed cameras. Our nerve endings don’t have time to feel in such a short time, so when we prick bubbles with our hands, we feel nothing.

Although the temperature exceeds 20000 degrees Celsius, the energy range involved is very small. Not a single tiny particle. Such a small scale will not spread to a large scale. It’s not enough just to touch our nerve endings. Our nerve endings don’t have the ability to feel the temperature.

The artificial sun we are very interested in can reach hundreds of millions of degrees Celsius, while the high temperature in the hadron collider has reached trillions of degrees Celsius, which we can’t directly observe. What do you think of the high temperature of foam?

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