Subject: How can water freeze while boiling?
Date: Thu Oct 28 21:25:25 1999
Posted by Clayton
Grade level: undergrad
School: Texas Tech University
City: Lubbock State/Province: Tx
Area of science: Chemistry
My engineering teacher recently told me of a process where you can freeze
water while it's boiling (that is, if it's in a vacuum). He said that the
atmospheric pressure can be right so that the only energy for the water to
draw on to boil itself is its own kinetic energy. Therefore, it flash
freezes. Please explain this phenomenon to me.
Re: How can water freeze while boiling?
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