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Oil boils at a higher temperature than water which means that when water is poured into boiling oil it is heated to, and past, the boiling point very quickly. Oil is also less dense than water meaning that the water will sink to the bottom of the pot. Water at the bottom of the pot being heated very rapidly forms a gas at the bottom of the pot underneath ...


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A negative solution like that is essentially just a sideresult from the mathematical method. You could consider your physical model as just a piece of a more general mathematical model. Solving the problem on the mathematical model then gives you all solutions; but only the solutions lying within the physical part of this model are actually solving the ...


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It is actually very easy to consider this. We don't need any models. we are blessed with a sizable rock at exactly 1 AU from the Sun, a rock with no trace of any atmosphere at all: Moon (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Temperatures on the moon vary from 70K to 390K. Average temperatures, depending on location, vary from 130K at the poles to 220K at the ...



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