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September 4th, 2018, 06:51 AM   #1
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Why petrol show colors in water

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Why does Petrol show color on ground while mixing with ground water and some sunlight on it, showing a beautiful rainbow? Why does this happen?
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There's an explanation here.
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Feynman uses this as an example of the operation of QED in one of his lectures. It's a must watch.
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Hello
What is inside petrol as there is H2O water what is petrol why it smell,why it burn,why it vapor in air
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