Why Doesn’t Honey Spoil? – The Chemistry of Honey Honey is something of an oddity, in that, unlike most foods, it doesn’t spoil over time. In fact, the oldest known sample of honey, found in an Ancient Egyptian tomb and dated to approximately 3000 years ago, was still perfectly edible. What is it, then, that gives honey this unusual property?
Sixth Grade Science News: November 2011; "Physics is essentially an intuitive and concrete science. Mathematics is only a means for expressing the laws that govern phenomena." - Albert Einstein; Quote Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein#Albert_Einstein:_A_guide_for_the_perplexed_.281979.29 ; From Lettre à Maurice Solvine, by A. Einstein (Gauthier-Villars: Paris 1956).