I had a few frozen bottles and while they were melting I saw this: in all of the bootles, the ice seems to get thiner near the surface. I have searched a bit and I've found this video that shows ...
I'm familiar with problems of "how much ice can you melt given some amount of energy", but I'm writing to get some clarification on the time constant of this event. This question might be somewhat ...
Let's say we take an ideal calorimeter with a liter of water at +5 °C and throw a 5×5×5 cm cube of ice having temperature of –70 °C. I choose these initial parameters so that the stationary ...
I understand basic explanation of Mpemba effect like this: Distant molecules are easier to realign into new formations. But if we compared two bottles of water like in Mpemba effect and one of them ...
If I break off the bottom half of an icicle, will the top half melt faster? ...