Cincy Science: Local professors explain the formula for the potholes that plague us

CINCINNATI - Ever ask, "What is that?" Or, "Why is that?" In our new "Cincy Science" feature, we talk with people who can answer those questions: The folks who do science in Cincinnati and the Tri-State.

As if the freezing temperatures and dicey daily commute couldn't were not already getting old, here come the potholes.

“This is the time of year where we get a certain kind of pothole that’s associated with the freezing and thawing cycle,” said Scott Nutter, a professor of physics at Northern Kentucky University. “It takes two ingredients to make potholes of this type.

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