What happens when you put 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a lake?

The folks over at “What The Physics” were curious what would happen if you put one tablespoon of olive oil into a lake. After all, it’s such a small amount… how much could it really affect things? The answer, as it turns out, was way more than they were expecting.

Read more: http://www.wimp.com/what-happens-when-you-put-1-tablespoon-of-olive-oil-in-a-lake/