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Posts tagged heat energy

July 1, 2014

 

Pigs, it turns out, wallow in the mud for a good reason.

What’s Up With Pigs And Mud?

Have you ever wondered why pigs like to roll around in the mud? We'll solve the mystery for you on this A Moment Of Science.

January 31, 2012

 

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Why Refrigerators Hum

How does the gas coolant that just chilled your fridge make the coils warm? The secret's in the refrigerator's hum.

January 30, 2012

 

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The Rolling Boil That Cools Your Food

It sounds crazy, but household refrigerators keep food cold by bringing liquid fluorocarbon to a boil.

November 30, 2006

 

Mmm…Hot Nectar

Find out the science behind what makes warm drinks so yummy and appealing.

September 27, 2003

 

A Cooler for the Sahara

Produce from family farm plots lasts much longer than before, meaning that families don’t need to send girls out every day to sell produce, but can send them to school instead.

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