Erasto Mpemba: The High School Student Who Disproved Thermodynamics

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Erasto Mpemba: The High School Student Who Disproved Thermodynamics

Thursday, 6 February

Let's say you put two containers of water in a freezer. Water in one container is at room temperature, while water in the other container is hot. Which one will freeze first? Many people would understandably assume the cooler water would be the first to freeze -- and that assumption, oddly, would prove to be incorrect. Join the guys as they delve into the story and struggle of young Erasto Mpemba, the student for whom the Mpemba effect is named, exploring his initial experiments all the way to the ongoing controversy over this strange phenomenon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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