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Subject: why does boiling water make a sound?

Date: Sat Jul 25 12:33:08 1998
Posted by Christian Buss
Grade level: undergrad
School: University
City: Frankfurt State/Province: No state entered.
Country: Germany
Area of science: Physics
ID: 901387988.Ph
Message:

If i boil water in a pot, there is a sound starting at ca. 70C that
gets louder but stops shortly before it starts boiling.
i have the impression it has something to do with the bubbles.



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