Sure, folding (New York-style) pizza in half along its middle helps keep it from bending and dripping, but why? There’s some cool math and physics behind why bending thin sheets makes it harder for your delicious pizza to end up on your shirt or dripping down your arm.
Basically, stretching folded pizza is hard, and gravity just doesn’t have the force to do it! Pizza and physics, together at last!
By Colm Kelleher for TEDEducation