Thermal Physics

This section is currently a collection of resources on thermal physics.

Thermal radiation (and why clothes work).

Superheating and microwave ovens: why you should be careful boiling water in microwave ovens.
Boiling and freezing: the effects of solutes and of pressure: a simple, non-technical (biologist-friendly) account.
The Mpemba effect: why hot water can sometimes freeze faster than cold.
Adiabatic Expansion and Compression

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