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Posts tagged temperature

September 17, 2019

 

The Perfect Temperature For Coffee

Today on A Moment of Science, we’re going to take a moment to think about coffee and specifically about the importance of water temperature when brewing coffee.

August 19, 2019

 

Hot And Bothered Fish

Scientists working with two species of damselfish on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef discovered that when water temperatures increased by as little as three degrees, fish personalities changed.

June 7, 2019

 

The Thermodynamics Of Pizza Ovens

According to a recent study conducted by two pizza-eating physicists in Rome, wood-fired brick ovens are the cause of an Italian pizza’s perfection.

October 31, 2018

 

Tasteless Penguins  

Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.

March 30, 2018

 

Benjamin Franklin And The Case Of The Mysteriously Cold Lock

Benjamin Franklin conducted experiments to understand heat by using a silver dollar and a candle.

February 15, 2017

 

When the windchill factor was initially developed in 1945, it was calculated on how long it took for water in plastic cylinders to freeze.

How Cold Does It Feel?

How does the National Weather Service calculate the windchill?

August 3, 2016

 

Remember to cool off your soup so it is safe to eat!

Soup’s Ready!

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.

July 8, 2016

 

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Charming Fahrenheit

Fahreinheit is based on Earth's range of temperatures where the median falls at zero degrees.

May 27, 2015

 

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Cold Nose Cows  

You can measure a cow's mood by the temperature of its nose!

May 26, 2015

 

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Which Pole is Colder?

Just when you thought it couldn't get any colder...

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